OW Control Plots


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Parks and Recreation, Department of (California Department of Parks and Recreation)
Document Title
OW Control Plots
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption

Document Description
The purpose of this project is to establish nine (9) permanent sample site locations within Ocotillo Wells State Vehicular Recreation Area (SVRA) to augment the parks existing Habitat Monitoring Program (HMP). The HMP was created to address Public Resources Code 5090.35, which mandates the Off-Highway Motor Vehicle Recreation Division to monitor the health of wildlife and habitat within each SVRA. Each of the proposed sample sites will be a one-thousand square foot rectangle (1000ft x 1000ft) and will be chosen from a randomly generated, array of twenty seven (27) potential locations at the discretion of park staff. Two of the proposed sampling locations that are selected will act as control sites and be enclosed with a one-hundred and fifty square meter fence (150m x 150m) to prevent any vehicular traffic within the site.

Contact Information
Tina Robinson
California Department of Parks and Recreation
1416 Ninth Street P.O. Box 942896
Sacramento, CA 94296-0001

760 767-1302


Imperial San Diego
Other Location Info
Ocotillo Well SVRA

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15306 - Class 6
Reasons for Exemption
All project activities including site selection, fencing construction, survey actions and equipment are conducted with the intention for basic data collection and resource evaluation.
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