Salton Sea Visitor Center Tamarisk Removal


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Parks and Recreation
Document Title
Salton Sea Visitor Center Tamarisk Removal
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
Eight invasive tamarisk trees, Tamarix ramosissima, will be removed from the viewshed of the Salton Sea SRA Visitor Center. Staff will utilize handsaws and loppers to cut the tamarisk, then treat the stumps with an application of Garlon 4 Ultra. All biomass will be transported to the park "boneyard," staged there for 6-12 months, then disposed of. Disposition may consist of burning, chipping, or removal in a dumpster

Contact Information

Sara Lockett
Agency Name
Department of Parks and Recreation
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency

Agency Name
Ocotillo Wells District
Contact Types
Project Applicant


Other Location Info
Salton Sea SRA

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Reasons for Exemption
Project will result in the removal of eight invasive tamarisk, with no significant adverse impacts to the environment, sensitive species, or when considering cumulatively. The project will disturb less than 0.25 acres


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