Ranger Station Trail Restoration

Summary

SCH Number
2017038107
Lead Agency
Parks and Recreation, Department of (California Department of Parks and Recreation)
Document Title
Ranger Station Trail Restoration
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
3/6/2017

Document Description
The proposed project will restore a swath of land that was degraded during a recent resurfacing project of Ranger Station Rd. An approx 300 meter x 4 meter road cut was graded to provide an access route for visitors and employees during construction. Historically, this area has been used as an alternative, non-maintained route for small OHVs, such as motorbikes and quads, as well as a viewing/rest area on the outside of the training track. The restoration effort will seek to restore soil depth, contour, and visual look of the land, but will also seek to reduce soil compaction and retain the general use as a secondary access trail for smaller OHVs. Rehabilitation of this area will occur in 3 stages and will incorporate a few different best management techniques, including: soil decompaction, restoring the natural contour of land, revegetation, vertical mulching and dust suppression. The secondary trail is anticipated to be 2.5 meter wide x 300 meter long once complete, and restoration work will occur on the sides of the trail (300 meter x 1.5 meter wide total).

Contact Information
Dan Canfield
California Department of Parks and Recreation
1725 23rd St, Suite 200
Sacramento, CA 95816-7100

Phone : (916) 997-8407

Location

Counties
San Diego
Other Location Info
Borrego Springs

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15304, 15333
Reasons for Exemption
This project is exempt b/c it is considered a minor alteration to land and a small habitat restoration project.

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