BLM Arcata Field Office Samoa Dunes Recreation Area Ground Operations


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Parks and Recreation
Document Title
BLM Arcata Field Office Samoa Dunes Recreation Area Ground Operations
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The project funds the ongoing operation and maintenance of existing OHV-related facilities in the 220-acre OHV recreation area in the Samoa Dunes. Ground operations include trail maintenance, open riding area maintenance, other facilities maintenance, and biological monitoring. Improvements to an existing rock crawl area are also included in the project. The project will not expand existing facility use or operations.

Contact Information

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


Arcata, Eureka
Northern California
Other Information
Samoa Dunes Recreation Area

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Section 15301 Existing Facilities
Reasons for Exemption
The project is exempt because it falls within the CE class(es) 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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