Salton Sea Visitor Center Tamarisk Removal

Summary

SCH Number
2020060477
Lead Agency
Parks and Recreation, Department of (California Department of Parks and Recreation)
Document Title
Salton Sea Visitor Center Tamarisk Removal
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
6/23/2020
Project Applicant
Ocotillo Wells District

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
Department of Parks and Recreation
1416 Ninth Street P.O. Box 942896
Sacramento, CA 94296-0001

Phone : (760) 767-1320
sara.lockett@parks.ca.gov

Location

Counties
Riverside
Other Location Info
Salton Sea SRA

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15333
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

Attachments

Notice of Exemption
2020060477_2020 Salton Sea Visitor Center Tamarisk Removal   PDF 2568 K

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