Tree Removal


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Parks and Recreation
Document Title
Tree Removal
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
Remove five (5) dead or dying cottonwood trees and one (1) leaning sycamore tree in the Riverfront and 1849 Scene in Old Sacramento State Historic Park for health and safety reasons. The trees proposed for removal were identified by the California State Parks Forester II. A contractor will use a chainsaw to remove the canopy branches, cut the trunks to ground level, and use a stump grinder to remove stump to below grade. Most of the wood will be chipped and the wood and wood chips will be placed in a 40-yard container and hauled to a landfill.

Contact Information

IIeana Maestas
Agency Name
California Department of Parks and Recreation
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Other Location Info
Old Sacramento

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15301. 15304 - Class 1 & 4
Reasons for Exemption
Maintenance of existing facilities, involving no expansion of use beyond current levels and the minor public alterations in the condition of land, water and/or vegetation, which does not involve removal of healthy, mature, or scenic trees except for forestry or agricultural purposes.

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