UC Davis Arboretum Waterfowl Study


SCH Number
Public Agency
University of California, Davis
Document Title
UC Davis Arboretum Waterfowl Study
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
Researchers from the UC Davis Wildlife Health Center and the Department of Wildlife, Fish and Conservation Biology are proposing to monitor existing avian diseases in water fowl on the Arboretum Waterway, The project would consist of collecting samples from waterfowl and testing samples to track virus transmission. The objective is to understand the ecological and virological factors that drive the transmission of and emergence of avian influenza viruses within and across waterfowl at urban ponds.

Contact Information

Sid England
Agency Name
University of California, Davis
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency



Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Reasons for Exemption
The proposed project qualifies as a categorical exemption under Section 15336 of the guidelines for implementing the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA). This exemption consists of basic data collection, research, experimental management, and resource evaluation activities which do not result in a serious or major disturbance to an environmental resource. The project is not expected to produce a significant effect and no other exceptions to the exemption would apply to the project.

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