Baldwin Hills Scenic Overlook Invasive Plant Control and Dethatch


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Parks and Recreation
Document Title
Baldwin Hills Scenic Overlook Invasive Plant Control and Dethatch
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
This project consists of invasive plant control and removal of nonnative plant thatch that has built up on approximately 7 acres of the north-facing slope of the Baldwin Hills Scenic Overlook. The scope of work for this project consists of the following: cut and bag the seed heads/flowers of select invasive plant, then dig out root structures to at least 6 inches below the soil surface and dispose of any seed-bearing material properly off-site; cut existing weed thatch to soil surface with hand and mechanical equipment; collect cut material and remove off-site. A Right of Entry permit will be issued to the Los Angeles Conservation Corps for access to conduct this work.

Contact Information

Cesar Moreno
Agency Name
California State Parks, Angeles District
Job Title
Associate Park and Recreation Specialist
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Culver City
Los Angeles
Southern California
Cross Streets
Jefferson Boulevard and Hetzler Road
Total Acres
Los Angeles Metro Rail E Line
The Willows Community School, Linwood E. Howe Elementary
Ballona Creek

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Class 4; California Code of Regulation, title 14, section 15304
Reasons for Exemption
No potential for significant impacts to the environment is anticipated in compliance with CEQA §15300.2. If the project is implemented as indicated within the CDPR Project Evaluation Form including conditions provided by CDPR staff, then it is exempt under CEQA §15304 – Minor Alterations to Land. The action falls under the Departmental List of Exempt activities according to CEQA §15300.4 as: • Resource management projects (Class 4, Section 15304)


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