Removal of Dead and Dying Trees


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Corrections and Rehabilitation, Department of (California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation)
Document Title
Removal of Dead and Dying Trees
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption

Document Description
CDCR has approved the removal of up to 11 mature Coast Redwoods situated in landscape beds bordering Palm Drive within the Former Preston Youth Correctional Facility in Ione, California. All 11 trees are either dead or dying; while some individual trees appeared to be recovering in spring 2015 following the near normal rainfall of 2014/15; the majority of the trees are now either fully dead or in an advanced state of decline.

Contact Information
Robert Sleppy
California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation
9838 Old Placerville Road, Suite B
Sacramento, CA 95827




Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
S:15301,15304,15331 C:1,4,31
Reasons for Exemption
The project meets the criteria of classes of projects the Secretary of Resources has found do not have a significant adverse effect on the environment, and therefore are declared to be categorically exempt from the requirement for preparing an environmental document.
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