Snipes-Pershing Ravine Eagle Scout Project


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Parks and Recreation
Document Title
Snipes-Pershing Ravine Eagle Scout Project
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The project will dismantle and remove an abandoned car that rolled into the Snipes-Pershing Ravine many years ago at Folsom Lake State Recreation Area. to remove this potential hazard from the park. Work will: • Complete minor pruning as needed for clearance along approved routes and remove a non-native ornamental shrub growing from the vehicle; • · Raise the vehicle and place a tarp beneath it, or use any additional measures as needed, to contain any potential hazardous fluids and have spill kits and fire suppression equipment available onsite; • Use mechanical cutting tools to cut the car into smaller parts; • Carry spoils out on foot or use a skid to drag them out using existing volunteer trails; • Use carts and/or UTVs to transport larger pieces on system trails to the staging area; • Use a 4WD truck and trailer to transport the material off-site and legally disposed of at a Vehicle Disposal Recycling facility; and • Use local cobble and rocks to restore the banks of the seasonal creek to their natural state and use on-site native vegetation to conceal soil disturbance.

Contact Information

Jim Micheaels
Agency Name
Department of Parks and Recreation
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency

Agency Name
Gold Fields District
Contact Types
Project Applicant


Other Location Info
Folsom Lake State Recreation Area

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Reasons for Exemption
The project consists of minor alterations in the condition of land, water and/or vegetation, which do not involve the removal of healthy, mature, scenic trees.


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