Medea Creek Palm Tree Removal Project (Streambed Alteration Agreement No. EPIMS-VEN- 27762-R5)


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, South Coast Region 5 (CDFW)
Document Title
Medea Creek Palm Tree Removal Project (Streambed Alteration Agreement No. EPIMS-VEN- 27762-R5)
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The California Department of Fish and Wildlife has executed Streambed Alteration Agreement number EPIMS-VEN-27762-R5, pursuant to Section 1602 of the Fish and Game Code to Wayne Nakaoka. The Project consists of the removal of 72 invasive palm trees (16 small, 16 medium and 40 large) from within and around a stretch of Medea Creek in Oak Canyon Community Park in Oak Park, CA. The target species for removal is Mexican fan palm (Washingtonia robusta). The total area colonized by non-native palm trees is 0.15 acres (6,721 sf) and 739 linear feet within the project reach.

Contact Information

Emily Galli
Agency Name
Department of Fish and Wildlife South Coast Region 5
Job Title
Environmental Scientist
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Oak Park
Southern California
Cross Streets
The project is located at 5600 Hollytree Drive, Oak Park, Ventura County, State of California.

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Type – Class 33; California Code of Regulations, title 14, section 15333 Small Habitat Restoration Projects
Reasons for Exemption
This project is less than five acres, will not significantly impact any sensitive resources, and will remove non-native vegetation from the area.
County Clerk


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