Los Cerritos Wetlands Land Trust Field Trip for Urban Youth


SCH Number
Public Agency
California State Coastal Conservancy (SCC)
Document Title
Los Cerritos Wetlands Land Trust Field Trip for Urban Youth
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
Notice of exemption for Coastal Conservancy approval of grant funding. Los Cerritos Wetlands Land Trust will take approximately 720 3rd and 4th grade students from Title 1 schools in the Long Beach Unified School District and Santa Ana Unified School District on a field trip to Los Cerritos Wetlands. Students, including those with disabilities, will participate in the “Estuary Explorers” program that was created specifically for the Los Cerritos Wetland outdoor classroom area. Students will begin with a brief lesson on the history of the Los Cerritos Wetlands and watersheds and divide into groups to explore the wetlands, planting native seeds and learning about local flora and fauna from a restoration ecologist.

Contact Information

Joel Gerwein
Agency Name
California State Coastal Conservancy
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Long Beach
Los Angeles
Other Location Info
The environmental education field trips will be offered at Zedler Marsh, a restored wetlands area owned by the Los Cerritos Wetlands Authority, located on the San Gabriel River in Long Beach, CA.

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Reasons for Exemption
The project because involves regular operation of a coastal location (Zedler Marsh) that will be visited by field trip participants with no expansion of use.
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