Oak Knoll Creek Prescribed Burn

Summary

SCH Number
2011088266
Lead Agency
Parks and Recreation, Department of (California Department of Parks and Recreation)
Document Title
Oak Knoll Creek Prescribed Burn
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
8/23/2011

Document Description
Reintroduce fire onto a 230 acre coastal terrace north of San Simeon Point and adjacent to Oak Knoll Creek as part of an exotic species control and native plant community management program. A prescribed fire interval of five years will maintain the perennial native bunchgrass and reduce exotic species in the coastal prairie scrub vegetation community. The 230 acre plot is bordered by the Pacific Ocean to the south, Highway 1 to the north, Oak Knoll Creek to the west, and Tortuga Creek to the east.

Contact Information
Doug Barker
California Department of Parks and Recreation
750 Hearst Castle Rd
San Simeon, CA 93452

Phone : (805) 927-2119
DBarker@parks.ca.gov

Location

Counties
San Luis Obispo
Other Location Info
Hearst San Simeon State Park

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
C:4;S:15304
Reasons for Exemption
Project consists of minor public alterations in the condition of land and vegetation which do not involve removal of healthy, mature, scenic trees and is included as "prescribed burns to restore native vegetation, reduce fuel loads, and control invasive exotic or alien species" and "resource management projects" in the Department of Park and Recreation list of exempt activities in accordance with CCR S 15300.4.

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