Desert Tortoise Preserve Committee – Restoration


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Parks and Recreation
Document Title
Desert Tortoise Preserve Committee – Restoration
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The project will restore and monitor 5,203 acres of conservation land within and adjacent to the Desert Tortoise Research Natural Area. Restoration activities include project planning, installation or replacement of educational signs, fence repairs, installation of vertical and horizontal mulch to camouflage illegal trails, invasive plant species removal, public outreach, and trash removal. 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


California City
Southern California
Other Location Info
Desert Tortoise Research Natural Area (DTRNA)

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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