Marsh Creek Riparian Enhancement


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Parks and Recreation
Document Title
Marsh Creek Riparian Enhancement
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption

Document Description
Improve riparian habitat along approximately 350’ of Marsh Creek by planting native trees and shrubs within riparian-upland transition zone of Marsh Creek State Park. Up to 235 1 gallon and 5- gallon container plants will be installed. Work will: - Use a 2-person auger or hand tools to excavate 18” deep and twice the size of the root ball diameter (up to 22” maximum width); - Place one plant in each holes and backfill, creating 4” wide and 4” high irrigation basin; - Compact any excess soil around the planting site; - Apply a 3” thick mulch layer 3’ in diameter around each plant; - Use rebar to secure tree protection cages; - Water plants up to weekly during dry months; and - Remove protective caging after 2 years.

Contact Information
Gina Benigno
California State Parks, Diablo Range District
Lead/Public Agency
15751 Tesla Road
Livermore, CA 94550

Phone : (925) 409-8392


37°53'33.3"N 121°43'22"W
Contra Costa
Northern California
Cross Streets
Marsh Creek Road and Vineyards Parkway
Other Location Info
Marsh Creek State Park

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Class 4, Section 15304
Reasons for Exemption
Project consists of minor public or private alterations in the condition of land, water, and or/vegetation which do not involve removal of healthy, mature, scenic trees; included as “Resource management projects” in the Department of Parks and Recreation’s list of exempt activities in accordance with CCR § 15300.4.


Notice of Exemption
13223_NOE 20-37 MC Riparian   PDF 147 K

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