Lawndale Woody Ladder Fuels Removal


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Parks and Recreation
Document Title
Lawndale Woody Ladder Fuels Removal
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
Remove woody ladder fuels and non-native vegetation in the Lawndale region of Trione-Annadel State Park to improve biodiversity and native forest resilience and decrease potential fire threat by reducing vertical fuel continuity. Work will: -Remove non-native eucalyptus trees less than 24” Diameter-at-breast-height (DBH); -Remove Douglas-fire seedlings and saplings less than approximately 6” DBH; -Remove and lop and scatter woody debris and dead understory fuels; -Prune dead branches off trees that will remain up to a height of 10 feet; -Remove French broom by hand or with a weed wrench; and -Chip, remove, or lop and scatter smaller woody material, branches and slash to less than 18” height from ground and 24” length, leaving logs greater than 4” diameter in up to 8’ lengths. All work will be carried out outside of bird breeding season (March 1 – September 15) and no equipment will travel off State Park system roads or trails to accomplish the work.

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
Trione-Annadel 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/or vegetation that does not involve the removal of healthy, mature, scenic trees except for forestry 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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