Southern California Mountains Foundation, BLM Palm Springs Field Office -Restoration


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Parks and Recreation
Document Title
Southern California Mountains Foundation, BLM Palm Springs Field Office -Restoration
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
Project activities include closing and restoring illegal OHV trails in sensitive habitats impacted by unauthorized OHV use, installing 2.5 miles of fencing to prevent future illegal trail establishment, monitoring areas for trespass and fence disturbance, increasing/maintaining signage, removing invasive mustard plants, and educating the public on legal trail use. The project will maintain closure of unauthorized OHV routes 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


Palm Desert
Southern California
Other Location Info
San Jacinto Mountains National Monument

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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