Columbia SHP Interpretive Mining Panels


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Parks and Recreation
Document Title
Columbia SHP Interpretive Mining Panels
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
California State Parks proposes to improve the visitor experience by installing three interpretive panels along the ADA pathway at Columbia State Historic Park. The panels are designed in a National Park System Style frame with in-ground mount and surface mount. All three panel frames will be installed and located in previously disturbed soil from recent trail construction along the trail edge. Project work is as follows: •Excavate up to 2.5’ deep x 1’ diameter to install frame post; each frame is supported by twoposts; •Backfill excavation with a base layer of gravel, followed by setting the posts in concrete andfinishing with a small layer of backfill; •Install three 48” wide x 24” high panels on exhibit frames.

Contact Information

Andrew Collum
Agency Name
District Environmental Coordinator
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Other Location Info
Columbia State Historic Park

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Section 15304 and 15311
Reasons for Exemption
Project consists of minor public or private alterations in the condition of land, water, and/or vegetation which does not involve removal of healthy, mature, scenic trees except for forestry or agricultural resources; and construction, or placement of minor structures accessory to existing institutional facilities included as "Installation of signs" in the Department of Parks and Recreation's list of exempt activities in accordance with CCR §15300.4.


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