Invasive Weed Removal to Enhance Vernal Pool Habitat at Tomato Fields - 19/20- SD-15


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Parks and Recreation, Department of (California Department of Parks and Recreation)
Document Title
Invasive Weed Removal to Enhance Vernal Pool Habitat at Tomato Fields - 19/20- SD-15
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Project Applicant
San Diego Coast District

Document Description
This project will remove nonnative plant species and accumulated organic material (i.e. duff) through a combination of raking, cutting, solarizing and chemical treatments on five acres of the "Tomato Fields" parcel of South Carlsbad State Beach in order to enhance upland and vernal pool habitat. Measures to be implemented to avoid impact may be obtained by submitting a request to the project Environmental Coordinator listed below.

Contact Information
Cindy Krimmel
Department of Parks and Recreation
1416 Ninth Street
Sacramento, CA 94296-0001

Phone : (619) 278-3771


San Diego
Other Location Info
South Carlsbad State Beach

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Reasons for Exemption
No potential for significant impact to the environment is anticipated in compliance with CEQA §15300.4. If the project is implemented as indicated within the CDPR Project Evaluation Form, then it is exempt under CEQA §15304-Minor Alterations to Land. The action falls under the Departmental List of Exempt activities according to CEQA §15300.4 as "Minor alterations in the condition of land and vegetation that will not involve removal of healthy, mature, scenic trees" (Class 4, Section 15304).


Notice of Exemption
2020020017_Invasive Weed Removal_SCSB   PDF 467 K

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