Big Basin Interpretative Panels


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Parks and Recreation
Document Title
Big Basin Interpretative Panels
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
Install two interpretive panels in the former headquarters area of Big Basin Redwoods State Park to provide interpretive information to park visitors. Work will: • Excavate four (4) 6in.x 6in.x 24in. post holes; • Install four (4) metal posts and backfill with excavated soil to secure the posts; • At the former headquarters building location, mount one (1) 24in.x 36in. panel to two of the posts using a cantilevered pedestal; and • At the start of the Redwood Loop Trail, mount one (1) 24in.x 72in. panel to two posts.

Contact Information

Linda Hitchcock
Agency Name
Department of Parks and Recreation
Job Title
Senior Park and Recreation Specialist
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


unincorporated area
Santa Cruz
Cross Streets
Highway 236 and North Escape Road
State Highways
Highway 236
Other Location Info
Latitude/Longitude coordinates for two signs: 37.1723, -122.2218; 37.1721, -122.2224

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15301, 15303, 15304
Reasons for Exemption
Project consists of the operation, maintenance, or minor alteration of existing public of private structures or facilities involving negligible or no expansion of use beyond current levels, construction and location of a limited number of new, small facilities or structures and is included as “signs” in the Department of Parks and Recreation’s list of exempt activities in accordance with CCR §15300.4, and the minor public or private alteration is the condition of land, water, and/or vegetation which do not involve removal of healthy, mature, scenic trees.


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