Coastal Habitat Restoration - Powell Properties


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Parks and Recreation, Department of (California Department of Parks and Recreation)
Document Title
Coastal Habitat Restoration - Powell Properties
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption

Document Description
Remove aging and diseased Eucalyptus trees on the Powell Properties in Morro Bay State Park that are threatening native coastal dune scrub habitat. Using CalFire, California Conservation Corps, and other hand crews, work will: * Use chainsaws, log splitters and hand tools to remove 32 non-native eucalyptus trees ranging from 8 inches to 48 inches diameter at breast height; * Construct burn piles on site and haul away wood from sensitive locations for recycling; and * Re-vegetate and restore the site with locally sourced, native, coastal dune scrub plants.

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

Phone : (805) 927-2119


San Luis Obispo
Other Location Info
Morro Bay State Park

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15304, 15333 - Class 4 & 33
Reasons for Exemption
Minor public or private alterations in the condition of land, water, and/or vegetation which do not involve removal of healthy, mature, scenic trees except for forestry and agricultural purposes, included as "Resource management projects" in the Department of Parks and Recreation's list of exempt activities in accordance with CCR section 15300.4; and re-vegetation work that does not exceed five acres in size to assure the maintenance, restoration, enhancement, or protection of habitat for fish, plants, or wildlife.

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