Southern California Mountains Foundation, Restoration


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Parks and Recreation
Document Title
Southern California Mountains Foundation, Restoration
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
Project activities include restoring sensitive habitats impacted by illegal OHV use, installing barriers to prevent future illegal trail establishment, monitoring areas for trespass, increasing/maintaining signage, restoring vegetation, and educating the public on legal trail use. The project will also fund operations at three U.S. Forest Service native plant nurseries producing plants and seeds for use in this project, including plant propagation. The project will maintain closure of unauthorized OHV use areas and will not expand use of existing recreation facilities.

Contact Information

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


Riverside, San Bernardino
Southern California
Other Location Info
Various areas throughout San Bernardino National Forest

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 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.


Notice of Exemption

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