City of Los Angeles Park Tree Inventory, Tree Planting and Arboriculture Education project. 17-GHG-UF-01-MGMT-0033 "8GG17403"

Summary

SCH Number
2019028024
Lead Agency
Forestry and Fire Protection, Department of (Cal Fire)
Document Title
City of Los Angeles Park Tree Inventory, Tree Planting and Arboriculture Education project. 17-GHG-UF-01-MGMT-0033 "8GG17403"
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
2/1/2019

Document Description
A new comprehensive inventory of all trees on City of Los Angeles parkland will be created. 680 trees of 40 different species will be planted and maintained in city parks. Outreach to increase public awareness about the current condition, importance, and benefits of park trees will be performed by the Dept. of recreation and Parks. The Department will also support workforce development and job training opportunities for low-income youth in the field of urban forestry. In collaboration with L.A. Conservation Corps and City Plants, the Department will host a minimum of three volunteer tree planting events and three volunteer tree care events.

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

Phone : (916) 657-2289

Location

Cities
Los Angeles Los Angeles, City of
Counties
Los Angeles

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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