Delisting the California Brown Pelican (Pelecanus occidentalis californicus)

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SCH Number
Lead Agency
California Fish and Game Commission (CDFGC)
Document Title
Delisting the California Brown Pelican (Pelecanus occidentalis californicus)
Document Type
NEG - Negative Declaration

Document Description
The Fish and Game Commission received a petition to delist the California brown pelican under provisions of the California Endangered Species Act (CESA; Fish & Game Code, Sect. 2050, et seq.). The California brown pelican (brown pelican) is currently listed as endangered under CESA. The brown pelican is also a fully protected species under California Fish and Game Code (FGC) Sect. 2511. The Department of Fish and Game evaluated the petition. The Commission received the Department's petition evaluation report, recommendation, and public testimony, and the petition was accepted. The Department completed a status review and submitted recommendations to delist the brown pelican. The Commission will receive public comments at a meeting in September with proposed regulation adoption at a meeting in November 2008.

Contact Information
Eric Loft
California Fish and Game Commission
Lead/Public Agency
1416 Ninth Street
Sacramento, CA 95814

Phone : (916) 445-3555



Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
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Development Type
Other (Recovery of an endangered species)
Local Action
Project Issues
Coastal Zone Hazards & Hazardous Materials Recreation Wildlife
Reviewing Agencies
California Coastal Commission (CCC) California Department of Conservation (DOC) California Department of Parks and Recreation California Department of Transportation, Division of Transportation Planning (DOT) California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC) Delta Protection Commission Department of Water Resources Resources Agency San Francisco Bay Conservation and Development Commission (BCDC) State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Quality

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