Greening San Francisco 17-GHG-UF-01-UFEI-0063 "8GG17419"

Summary

SCH Number
2019028020
Lead Agency
Forestry and Fire Protection, Department of (Cal Fire)
Document Title
Greening San Francisco 17-GHG-UF-01-UFEI-0063 "8GG17419"
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
2/1/2019

Document Description
This grant project will plant and maintain 2,000 site appropriate trees in the Southeastern region of San Francisco. A jobs component through FUF's workforce development program will employ 114 local-residents from the city's most underserved areas to promote the benefits of tree planting through outreach, and recruiting volunteers to assist with tree planting. A strong partnership exists with the City and County of San Francisco's Bureau of Urban Forestry (SF Public Works0, to perform long-term maintenance work on all trees planted by FUF. Activities focus on developed urban areas within the city, vacant tree sites concrete cutouts. NOTE: See NOE for full details.

Contact Information
Robert Little / James Scheid
Cal Fire
P.O. Box 944246
Sacramento, CA 94244-2460

Phone : (916) 657-2289

Location

Cities
San Francisco
Counties
San Francisco

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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