San Fernando Valley Spineflower Genetics Study (Project)

Summary

SCH Number
2014058268
Lead Agency
Fish & Wildlife Conservation Board (California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Conservation Board)
Document Title
San Fernando Valley Spineflower Genetics Study (Project)
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received

Document Description
The California Department of Fish and Wildlife is issuing a permit to The Center for Lands Management pursuant to Fish and Game Code section 2081(a) for a project to collect of leaf material and seeds, conduct genetic analysis, and conduct an inbreeding study on the San Fernando Valley spineflower (Chorizanthe parryl var. fernandina), a California endangered species. Leaf material will be collected from no more than 140 individual plants for genetic analysis. Approximately 100 seed will be collected and transported to the National Forest Genetics Lab in Placerville, California where they will be grown under greenhouse conditions to a flowering state beginning in fall/winter 2014. Several selected plants will be self-pollinated or cross-pollinated by hand. Seeds from these plants will be grown for one growing season in a greenhouse.

Contact Information

California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Conservation Board
1807 13th Street, Suite 103
Sacramento, CA 95811-7137

916 445-8448

Location

Cities
Placerville
Counties
Ventura

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15306 - Class 6
Reasons for Exemption
Data collection and research on a California endangered plant species.
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