Control Eucalyptus in Devil’s Gulch


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Parks and Recreation
Document Title
Control Eucalyptus in Devil’s Gulch
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
Control eucalyptus in the Devil’s Gulch area of Samuel P. Taylor State Park to reduce fire threat and improve native biodiversity. Work will: • Have tree professionals climb, cut, limb and top eucalyptus trees; • Use cables to lower large cut pieces to minimize damage to adjacent native trees; • Use basal bark and cut surface methods to apply limited herbicide to the trunks of the standing trees and to the stumps after removal, to prevent re-sprouting; and • Lop and scatter cut materials, haul material to green waste, and/or pile burn, if feasible, to dispose of slash.

Contact Information

Cyndy Shafer
Agency Name
California Department of Parks and Recreation, Bay Area District
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Northern California, San Francisco Bay Area
Other Location Info
Samuel P. Taylor 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 and vegetation that does not involve the removal of healthy, mature, scenic trees except for forestry or agricultural purposes and is included as “resource management projects” in the Department of Parks and Recreation’s list of exempt activities in accordance with CCR § 15300.4.


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