Fuels Reduction Project


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Parks and Recreation
Document Title
Fuels Reduction Project
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
Conduct fuel reduction in three (3) areas of Columbia State Historic Park to reduce flammable fuel loads and improve overall safety for park residents, staff, and visitors. In the Springfield, Eighty-Acres, and Historic Area of the park work will: - Remove subordinate tree species under the dripline of mature trees; - Isolate shrubs into small, patchy groups to interrupt horizontal continuity of fuels; - Remove mistletoe from healthy trees; - Remove all stressed and dead trees that contain mistletoe; - Create vertical and horizontal variability among the tree species; - Chemically or manually remove exotic plant species; and - Chip, haul off-site, and/or burn all cut vegetation.

Contact Information

Heather M Reith
Agency Name
California Department of Parks and Recreation
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Other Information
Columbia State Historic Park

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
C: 4, S: 15304
Reasons for Exemption
Project consists of 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 or agricultural purposes included as "Resource management projects" in the Department of Parks and Recreation's list of exempt activities in accordance with CCR 15300.4.

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