Mafic Contributions to the Sierra Nevada Arc


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Parks and Recreation
Document Title
Mafic Contributions to the Sierra Nevada Arc
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
Allow Juliet Ryan-Davis, from the California Institute of Technology, to collect geologic samples near Pincushion Mountain and along the San Joaquin River Trail at Millerton Lake State Recreation Area, for use in a study about magmatic processes in volcanic arcs and for use in chemical analysis. Ryan-Davis will use a rock hammer to collect a maximum of fifteen (15) hand samples from outcroppings, each approximately 10-15 cm in diameter.

Contact Information

Andrew Collum
Agency Name
Department of Parks and Recreation Central Valley District
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency

Agency Name
Central Valley District
Contact Types
Project Applicant


Other Location Info
Millerton Lake State Recreation Area

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Class: 6 Section: 15306
Reasons for Exemption
Project consist of basic data collection, research, experimental management and resource evaluation activities which do not result in a serious or major disturbance to an environmental resource and is included as "Archaeological Investigations by permitted individuals and/or universities" in the Department of Parks and Recreation's list of exempt activities in accordance with CCR §15300.4.


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