Picacho Second Sweep Tamarisk Removal


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Parks and Recreation
Document Title
Picacho Second Sweep Tamarisk Removal
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption

Document Description
California State Parks staff will remove the invasive tamarisk (Tamarix ramosissima), which have sprouted up in areas of prior restoration projects at Picacho SRA. Less than 100 tamarisk of various ages will be mechanically removed and treated with herbicide. Measures to be implemented to avoid impact may be obtained by submitting a request to the project Environmental Coordinator listed below.

Contact Information
Sara Lockett
Department of Parks and Recreation, Ocotillo Wells District
Lead/Public Agency
5172 Highway 78, #10
Borrego Springs, CA 92004

Phone : (760) 767-1084


Other Location Info
Picacho State Recreation Area, ~20 miles north of Winterhaven, CA

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Class 4 Section 45304 and Class 33 Section 15333
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 and §15333 – Small Habitat Restoration Projects.
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