Walker Creek Ranch Distaff Thistle Control Project

Summary

SCH Number
2021110152
Lead Agency
Marin County Office of Education (MCOE)
Document Title
Walker Creek Ranch Distaff Thistle Control Project
Document Type
NEG - Negative Declaration
Received
Present Land Use
Outdoor Education/Agricultural
Document Description
The proposed project involves aerial (helicopter) and manual (backpack and side-by-side boom on ATV) application of herbicides to control the invasive Wooley Distraff Thistle on approximately 402 acres of grasslands at the Marin County Office of Education's Walker Creek Ranch Outdoor School and Conference Center in northern Marin County. The aerial spraying would occur over a one-to-three-day period during the late winter/spring growing season for the thistle, typically between January and April. Follow-up treatments also would occur.

Contact Information

Name
Patrick McLaughlin
Agency Name
Principal, Walker Creek ranch Outdoor School
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency

Location

Cities
Tomales
Counties
Marin
Regions
Unincorporated
Cross Streets
Marshall-Petaluma Road
Zip
94952
Total Acres
approx 500

Notice of Completion

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
Development Types
Other (Invasive Plant Control Project)
Local Actions
District Approval of Invasive Plant Control Plan
Project Issues
Biological Resources, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Recreation, Schools/Universities, Vegetation, Wetland/Riparian
Reviewing Agencies
California Air Resources Board (ARB), California Department of Conservation (DOC), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Bay Delta Region 3 (CDFW), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Marin Region 7 (CDFW), California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Pesticide Regulation (DPR), California Department of Transportation, District 4 (DOT), California Department of Water Resources (DWR), California Highway Patrol (CHP), California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Natural Resources Agency, California Regional Water Quality Control Board, San Francisco Bay Region 2 (RWQCB), California State Lands Commission (SLC), Department of Toxic Substances Control, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Quality

Attachments

Notice of Completion [NOC] Transmittal form

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