Invest From the Ground Up - Cool Parks 17-GHG-UF-01-UFEU-0031 "8GG17413"


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE)
Document Title
Invest From the Ground Up - Cool Parks 17-GHG-UF-01-UFEU-0031 "8GG17413"
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
This statewide grant project will plant and maintain 2,500 site specific shade trees targeting cities such as Lodi, Commerce, Claremont, El Monte, Paramount, National City, San Bernardino, and many more cities in Orange, Ventura, San Francisco, San Bernardino, San Diego, and additional counties statewide. Outreach will include community tree planning events to engage neighborhoods, schools, and local groups. There events are supported by a well-established partnership with various stakeholders. A proven methodology of tree-tracking maintenance and monitoring is proposed for this grant project. NOTE: See NOE for full details.

Contact Information

Robert Little
Agency Name
Cal Fire
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Other Location Info
Location: Multiple. NOTE: See NOE for full details.

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Class 4, & 6
Reasons for Exemption
This project fits under portions of Class 4-Minor Alterations to Land and Class 6, Information Collection. Review by CAL FIRE staff confirmed that no exceptions apply that would preclude the use of a notice of exemption for this project. The department has concluded that no significant environmental impact would occur to aesthetics, agriculture and forestland or timberland, air quality, biological resources, cultural resources, geology and soils, greenhouse gas emissions, hazards and hazardous materials, hydrology and water quality, land use planning mineral resources, noise, population and housing, public services, recreation, transportation or traffic, or to utilities and service systems. Class 6 consists of basic data collection, research, experimental management and resource evaluation activities which do not result in a serious or major disturbance to an environmental resource. Documentation of the environmental review completed by the Department is kept on file at CAL FIRE Headquarters, 1416 Ninth Street, Sacramento, CA.

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