Black Miners Bar Earth Day Planting Project


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Parks and Recreation
Document Title
Black Miners Bar Earth Day Planting Project
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
Plant up to one hundred and fifty-two (152) plants including trees and shrubs at Black Miners Bar within Folsom Lake State Recreation Area as part of an earth day planting project. Plant selection may include valley oak (Quercus lobata), blue oak (Quercus douglasii), interior live oak (Quercus wislizenii), ponderosa pine (Pinus ponderosa), gray pine (Pinus sabiniana), western redbud (Cercis occidentalis), California buckeye (Aesculus californica), coyote brush (Baccharis pilularis), and golden sticky monkey flower (Diplacus aurantiacus). Heavy equipment and hand tools will be used to: •Remove and chip two (2) standing dead trees and two (2) fallen trees, chips will be utilized as mulch on site; •Remove and pretreat invasive species within the project area; •Dig up to one hundred and fifty-two (152) flat-bottomed holes, three (3) times the width and approximate depth to accommodate the root ball (not to exceed 28 inch wide by 28 inch deep); and •Plant up to one hundred and fifty-two (152) plants of varying species.

Contact Information

Jim Micheaels
Agency Name
Department of Parks & Recreation
Job Title
Senior Park & Recreation Specialist
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Northern California
Other Location Info
Folsom Lake State Recreation Area
Other Information
Black Miners Bar

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Class: 1, 4; Section 15301, 15304
Reasons for Exemption
Project consists of the operation or minor alteration of existing public or private structures, facilities, or topographical features, involving negligible or no expansion of use beyond current levels, and minor public or private alterations in the condition of land, water and/or vegetation which do not involve the removal of healthy, mature, scenic trees.


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