Tree Removal

Summary

SCH Number
2017098483
Lead Agency
Parks and Recreation, Department of (California Department of Parks and Recreation)
Document Title
Tree Removal
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
9/27/2017

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
California Department of Parks and Recreation
1416 Ninth Street P.O. Box 942896
Sacramento, CA 94296-0001

Phone : (916) 949-5625

Location

Counties
Sacramento
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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