Trinidad State Beach Viewshed Project


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Parks and Recreation
Document Title
Trinidad State Beach Viewshed Project
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
Remove native and non-native vegetation and undertake annual mowing at the vista point in Trinidad State Beach to restore and maintain the longstanding viewshed. Work will use hand tools to remove all trees less than 8" DBH (diameter at breast height), and if possible use trees that are removed with roots intact to revegetate areas where non-native plants were already removed. Excavation depths related to tree removal will not exceed 24". After tree removal, State Parks maintenance staff will conduct annual moving of the area to maintain the cleared areas.

Contact Information

Shannon Dempsey
Agency Name
Department of Parks and Recreation
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency

Agency Name
North Coast Redwoods District
Contact Types
Project Applicant


Other Location Info
Trinidad State Beach

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Reasons for Exemption
The project consists of the minor alterations in the condition of land and vegetation that do not involve removal of healthy, mature, scenic trees; included as "resource management projects" on the Department's list of exempt activities, in accordance with CCR 15300.4.


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