Exotic Plant Removal


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Parks and Recreation
Document Title
Exotic Plant Removal
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
Remove exotic English ivy, Cotoneaster sp., Pittisporum sp., English holly, Spanish health/heater, and Scotchbroom on approximately 29 acres in Trinidad State Beach to restore the native forest understory and coastal scrub community. Work will: * Excavate up to 24 inches to remove exotic plants with loppers and rakes. * Use chainsaws to fell some of the larger English holly, Cotoneaster, and Pittisporum in the project area. * Pile and transport vegetation to an appropriate dumping area to be composted or burned. Removed vegetation could be placed in inconspicuous areas to decompose naturally. * Exotic shrubs and trees will only be removed between August 1 and April 30.

Contact Information

Allison Riemer
Agency Name
California Department of Parks and Recreation
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Other Location Info
Trinidad State Beach

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15304 - Class 4
Reasons for Exemption
Minor alterations in the condition of land and vegetation that do not involve removal of healthy, mature, scenic trees; included as "resource management projects" in the Department of Parks and REcreation's list of exempt activities, in accordance with CCR Section 15300.4.

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