Friends of Jawbone - Ground Operations


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Parks and Recreation
Document Title
Friends of Jawbone - Ground Operations
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
Project activities include maintenance of OHV trails/roads, open areas, drainage features, silt basins, and kiosks; trash removal; restroom cleaning; signage and fencing/barrier installation, repair, and maintenance; resource monitoring; visitor center operations; and trail maps/brochures.

Contact Information

Jon M. O'Brien
Agency Name
Department of Parks and Recreation
Job Title
Environmental Program Manager
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Southern California
Other Location Info
Dove Springs; Jawbone Canyon OHV open recreation area; Spangler OHV open recreation area; WEMO designated OHV trail systems in the Jawbone, Middle Knob, El Paso Mountains, Rand Mountains, and Red Mountain subregions; occasionally in the Ridgecrest, Sierra, and South Searles subregions

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15301 - Existing Facilities
Reasons for Exemption
The project is exempt because it falls within the CE class listed above. Project activities described above do not have the potential for causing a significant adverse effect on the environment. A CEQA Exemption Review Form for the project is on file at the OHMVR Division office listed above. No exceptions to the exemption apply to this project.


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