Introduction of Non-native Bumblebees for Pollination of Field Crops in California

Summary

SCH Number
2006122080
Lead Agency
Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA)
Document Title
Introduction of Non-native Bumblebees for Pollination of Field Crops in California
Document Type
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration
Received
Present Land Use
Agricultural Fields and Orchards
Document Description
The proposed project consists of a request for a permit to allow the introduction of the non-native bumblebees Bombus impatiens as a pollinator for fruit, nut and vegetable crops in the state of California. Source of Bombus impatiens and all constituents is Koppert Biological Systems, State of Michigan. The timing of introduction would be from weeks 3 through 22 of the calendar year. Pollination duration in the field would be for a maximum of 5 weeks.

Contact Information

Name
Jim Rains
Agency Name
Department of Food and Agriculture
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency

Location

Counties
Merced, San Joaquin, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz, Stanislaus
State Highways
Yes
Railways
Yes
Airports
Yes
Schools
Yes
Waterways
Yes

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Types
Agriculture
Local Actions
Use Permit
Project Issues
Agriculture and Forestry Resources, Biological Resources, Vegetation, Wildlife
Reviewing Agencies
Cal Fire, California Department of Conservation (DOC), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Habitat Conservation Planning (CDFW), California Department of Health Care Services (DHCS), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Transportation, Division of Transportation Planning (DOT), California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), Department of Water Resources, Office of Emergency Services, California, Resources Agency, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Quality

Disclaimer: The document was originally posted before CEQAnet had the capability to host attachments for the public. To obtain the original attachments for this document, please contact the lead agency at the contact information listed above. You may also contact the OPR via email at state.clearinghouse@opr.ca.gov or via phone at (916) 445-0613.

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