Prairie City SVRA Zone 3 West Erosion Control Project


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Parks and Recreation
Document Title
Prairie City SVRA Zone 3 West Erosion Control Project
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The purpose of this project is to restore native vegetation cover to approx. 2.23 acres of barren land and improve the Red Tail and Cougar trails in the southwestern portion of Zone 3 within Prairie City State Vehicular Recreational Area in an effort to reduce soil erosion from wind, water and visitor use. Work will consist of: For the Red Tail and Cougar Trail Improvements: • Outslope and regrade trails to allow for better sheet flow during storm events • If needed, recapture soil from sediment basins to achieve desired surface inclines • Install rolling dips and build both trails out to a 16-ft width For revegetation work: • Rip the existing soil and recontour the site • Use sediment basin soil and amendments to supplement the existing soil • Hydroseed with a mix of growth medium and California native seed

Contact Information

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


Rancho Cordova
Countywide, Northern California

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, repair, maintenance, 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 and/or vegetation which do not involve removal of healthy, mature, scenic trees and is included as “Trail or road repairs” and "Resource management projects" in the Department of Parks and Recreation's list of exempt activities, in accordance with CCR §15300.4.
County Clerk


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