Oleander Removal and Native Re-vegetation


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Parks and Recreation, Department of (California Department of Parks and Recreation)
Document Title
Oleander Removal and Native Re-vegetation
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption

Document Description
The project proposes to remove non-native poisonous oleander (Nerium oleander) landscaping from Borrego Palm Canyon Campground (BPC) located around maintenance and residence buildings and Tamarisk Grove Campground located near the ampitheater and residence across county Road S-3. Both areas are within or immediately adjacent to designated critical habitat for the federally listed Peninsular bighorn sheep; oleander is toxic to sheep and has been documented to be the cause of death for sheep recently in the Coachella Valley of Southern California.

Contact Information
Gail Sevrens
California Department of Parks and Recreation
Colorado Desert District 200 Palm Canyon Drive
Borrego Springs, CA 92004-6006

760 767-4307


San Diego

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15301 - Class 1
Reasons for Exemption
Maintenance or minor alteration of existing public facilities involving no expansion of use.
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