Irvine Invasive Pest Mitigation And Fuels Reductions Project


SCH Number
Public Agency
Orange County Fire Authority
Document Title
Irvine Invasive Pest Mitigation And Fuels Reductions Project
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
Orange County Fire Authority, under the CAL FIRE Fire Prevention Grant Program (Grant Number 5GG17194), proposes to treat trees with pesticides to reduce the presence of invasive Gold Spotted Oak Borer (GSOB) and Invasive Shot Hole Borer (ISHB) within Orange County, CA. The Proposed Project is located in south-central Orange County (OC or County), within the limits of the City of Irvine (City). Trees are an important component of natural ecosystems in California and treatment of infested trees would eliminate pests and slow the spread rate, enhancing the survival rate of existing tree populations. A decrease in tree mortality would ultimately reduce the wildfire risks to habitable structures by reducing potential fuel within parks and adjacent to roads, homes, and HOAs.

Contact Information

Dave Erickson
Agency Name
Orange County Fire Authority
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency / Project Applicant / Parties Undertaking Project


Southern California
Other Information
SRA Threat Zone

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Sections 15304, 15307, 15308
Reasons for Exemption
None of the exemptions specified in CEQA guidelines Section 15300.2 apply
County Clerk


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