Restoration of Closed OHV Routes Within Ridgecrest BLM OHV Areas


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Parks and Recreation
Document Title
Restoration of Closed OHV Routes Within Ridgecrest BLM OHV Areas
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The BLM Ridgecrest Field Office will restore approx. 250-340 sites of closed routes through active restoration. Work includes: restoring and camouflaging· using vertical mulching, horizontal mulching, and seed pits; constructing erosion control structures, such as water bars and check dams on steep slopes; seed scattering; installing barriers and signs; photo documentation and data collection to assess restoration efficacy; and signing alternate OHV routes to keep OHV riding out of restored areas.

Contact Information

Brian Robertson
Agency Name
CDPR, OHMVR Division
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency

Agency Name
Bureau of Land Management (BLM) - Ridgecrest Field Office
Contact Types
Project Applicant


Kern, San Bernardino
Other Location Info
Red Mountain, Coso, Inyo, and White Mountains, Darwin Falls

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
S: 15301, 15306
Reasons for Exemption
The project is exempt because it falls within the CE classes listed above. Project activities described above do not have the potential for causing a significant adverse effect on the environment. A CEQA Exemption Review Form for the project is on file at the OHMVR Division office listed above.


Notice of Exemption

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