Overland Stage Proboscidean PSJ083

Summary

SCH Number
2012128164
Lead Agency
Parks and Recreation, Department of (California Department of Parks and Recreation)
Document Title
Overland Stage Proboscidean PSJ083
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
12/11/2012

Document Description
This project will perform excavation of a partial pelvis, partial femur, and possible tooth plus other skeletal elements of a proboscidean. The specimen will be excavated in detail. The excavation will require uncovering all bones associated with the bone layer to discover the outer limits of the skeletal remains prior to removing any of them from the site, mapping the physical position and orientation of all of the bones in place, stabilization with glue and consolidant, and preparation of the bones for removal using burlap and plaster of parts for protective field jackets to remove and transport each element safely to the District Stout Reseach Center laboratory. All sand matrix surrounding the bones will be sifted through screens to recover bone fragments and possiblly fossils of other vertebrates.

Contact Information
Eric Hollenbeck
California Department of Parks and Recreation
Coloado Desert District 200 Palm Canyon Drive
Borrego Springs, CA 92004-5005

Phone : (760) 767-4960

Location

Counties
San Diego
Other Location Info
Anza-Borrego Desert State Park

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15304, 15306 - Class 4 & 6
Reasons for Exemption
No potential for significant impacts to the environment is anticipated. Minor alterations in the condition of land water, and or vegetation that do nto include healthy, mature or scenic trees except for forestry purposes. Information Collection.

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