Friends of Jawbone - Ground Operations


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Parks and Recreation
Document Title
Friends of Jawbone - Ground Operations
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
Project activities include maintaining OHV trails/roads, open areas, drainage features, silt basins, and kiosks; removing aged and broken/protruding asphalt along route R44; delineating campsite and staging areas and installing road base; removing trash; cleaning restrooms; signage and fencing/barrier installation, repair, and maintenance; resource monitoring; visitor center operations; and trail maps/brochures. 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


Southern California
Other Location Info
Various locations throughout the Dove Springs, Jawbone Canyon, and Ridgecrest BLM OHV Areas.

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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