Parks and Recreation, Department of
(California Department of Parks and Recreation)
Geotechnical Investigation for Entrance Station
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Project will conduct geotechnical investigations at Jedediah Smith Redwoods State Park to identify the soil conditions at the proposed location for a new entrance station. A geotechnical consultant will: Observe existing site conditions, Core drill in two (2) locations with a truck-mounted 6 inch auger into the soil a depth of 10 to 15 feet or to the point of refusal, Record the soils conditions found for future analysis, Backfill the holes with soil cuttings, and Spread excess soil cuttings in adjacent undeveloped areas away from the waterways.
Project consists of basic data collection, research, experimental management, and resource evalution activities that do not result in a serious or major disturbance to an environmental resource and is included as "Soil and structural engineering tests" in the Department of Parks and Recreation's list of exempt activities, in accordance with CCR S: 15300.4.