Goldspotted Oak Borer Prevention and Management (Proj#19/20-IE--02, ER 13018)


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Parks and Recreation
Document Title
Goldspotted Oak Borer Prevention and Management (Proj#19/20-IE--02, ER 13018)
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
GSOB is an invasive insect pest, which is infesting oak species within Mt. San Jacinto Slate Park. State Parks shall conduct preventive pesticide applications to prevent further spread of and suppress GSOB infestations in order to protect valuable forest habitat. This project will lake place within Mount San Jacinto Slate Park's ldyllwild and Stone Creek Campgrounds and surrounding natural open space areas excluding stale wilderness. Dinotefuran, the insecticide to be used, is brand named Safari 20 SG and manufactured by Valent. Treatment will need to take place annually until GSOB is extirpated in the ldyllwild area or an alternative is found to be effective. Tree removal if necessary, will follow best management practices, and only take place on GSOB infested trees with high-injury ratings.

Contact Information

Harmony Gugino
Agency Name
Department of Parks and Recreation
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Other Location Info
Mt San Jacinto State Park

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Class: 4 Section: 15304
Reasons for Exemption
No potential for significant impact lo the environment is anticipated in compliance with Section 15300.2. If the project is implemented as indicated within the CDPR Project Evaluation Form including measures provided by CDPR staff, then it is exempt under the CDPR List of Exempt Activities according to CEQA §15300.4 as: Section 15304- Minor Alterations to Land - Resource management projects


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