Vegetation Management Plan for the UCSF Mount Sutro Open Space Reserve

3 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
University of California, San Francisco
Document Title
Vegetation Management Plan for the UCSF Mount Sutro Open Space Reserve
Document Type
EIR - Draft EIR
Present Land Use
City and county of SF Zoned public; land use is open space reserve
Document Description
Note: Extended Review Per Lead. The plan includes several vegetation management actions on Mount Sutro to be conducted in three phases over the next 20 years. The actions would be undertaken to 1. Protect the safety of the Reserve users and adjacent campus and residential properties; 2. Improve and enhance the health and stability of the ecosystem; 3. Enhance the visual design and aesthetic experience in the Reserve; and 4. Maintain and ensure public access to the Reserve. Actions include removing dead and dying trees and understory, trimming or removing trees for defensible space between buildings and vegetation, and implementing restoration in areas including planting blue gum eucalyptus, other eucalyptus, other eucalyptus, and native species. No herbicides would be used in the program.

Contact Information

Diane Wong
Agency Name
University of California, San Francisco
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


San Francisco
San Francisco
Cross Streets
Johnstone Dr, Crestmont Dr, Medical Center Way
Total Acres
Parcel #
State Highways
1, 35, I-280
UCSF Panassus Heights
Woodland Creek

Notice of Completion

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
State Reviewing Agencies
Cal Fire, California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Bay Delta Region 3 (CDFW), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Transportation, District 4 (DOT), California Highway Patrol, California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, San Francisco Bay Region 2 (RWQCB), California State Lands Commission (SLC), Department of Water Resources, Office of Historic Preservation, Resources Agency
Development Types
Other (61-acre reserve)
Local Actions
mgmt plan
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Cultural Resources, Cumulative Effects, Drainage/Absorption, Flood Plain/Flooding, Geology/Soils, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Noise, Recreation, Solid Waste, Transportation, Vegetation, Wetland/Riparian, Wildfire

Disclaimer: The document was originally posted before CEQAnet had the capability to host attachments for the public. To obtain the original attachments for this document, please contact the lead agency at the contact information listed above. You may also contact the OPR via email at or via phone at (916) 445-0613.

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