Boundary Vegetation Modification and Defensible Space Work


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Parks and Recreation
Document Title
Boundary Vegetation Modification and Defensible Space Work
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption

Document Description
Conduct vegetation modification and defensible space work in China Camp State Park to reduce fire risk to structures and address boundary tree hazards. All work will occur within the defensible space zone of 130 ft from structures, or within a distance where an identified hazard tree threatens a structure. Work may be done by State Parks, or park neighbors (or their contractors) along the park boundary through issuance of Right of Entry Permits. Work will: remove dead trees and live trees with poor vigor or structure; thin remaining trees and shrubs; remove ladder fuels by pruning the branches on trees and shrubs up to 10 ft above ground; remove and/or pile burn all downed woody fuel greater than 1-in diameter; lop and scatter twigs less than 1-in diameter; remove dead organic matter and/or plant parts on, under, or in contact with any structures; and cut grass to 4 inches high or less.

Contact Information
Cyndy Shafer
California Department of Parks and Recreation Bay Area District
Lead/Public Agency
845 Casa Grande Rd
Petaluma, CA 94954

Phone : 707-769-5652 x 208


Other Location Info
China Camp State Park

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Reasons for Exemption
Project consists of minor public alterations of land and vegetation that does not involve the removal of healthy, mature, scenic trees except for forestry purposes, and is included as "resource management projects" in the Dept of Parks and Rec's list of exempt activities in accordance with CCR 15300.4.

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