Treatment of an Infestation of European Grapevine Moth (EGVM) in Fresno County

Summary

SCH Number
2010068279
Lead Agency
Food and Agriculture, Department of (Department of Food and Agriculture)
Document Title
Treatment of an Infestation of European Grapevine Moth (EGVM) in Fresno County
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received

Document Description
A biological control tenique, called mating disruption, will be used to eradicate the EGVM in Fresno CA, The technique requires the deployment of phenomone-infused "twist tie dispensers" by ground. The dispensers are placed on shrubs, trees and objects such as fence posts in infested areas. The dispensers contain an odorless, synthetic phenomore (sexual attracting) that confuses the male moths, impairing their ability to find mates.

Contact Information
Jim Rains
Department of Food and Agriculture
1220 N Street
Sacramento, CA 95814

916 651-2871

Location

Cities
Fresno
Counties
Fresno

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15308 - Class 8
Reasons for Exemption
Project will ensure the enhancement and protection of the environment by eradicating the European grapevine moth, an invasive species that damages the natural environment.
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