Bickford Weather Station


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Parks and Recreation
Document Title
Bickford Weather Station
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The project will install a weather station adjacent to the Bickford House in Ano Nuevo State Park to allow University of California Santa Cruz researchers and Parks natural resource staff to accurately record weather in the neighboring Ano Nuevo Coast Natural Preserve. Work will: - Excavate to pour an approximately 3-feet by 3-feet by 8-inch deep concrete slab (with 4 to 5-inches below grade) -Use a fence post driver to install three (3) T-posts around the perimeter of the concrete slab; and -Erect and secure a 10-meter-tall weather station tower to the concrete base and attach a guy line from the tower to each of the three (3) T-posts.

Contact Information

Linda Hitchcock
Agency Name
Department of Parks and Recreation
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


San Mateo

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15303, 15304
Reasons for Exemption
Project consists of the construction and location of limited numbers of new, small facilities or structures and the minor public or private alterations in the condition of land and/or vegetation which do not involve the removal of healthy, mature, scenic trees.


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