Acmispon agrophyllus var. adsurgens Collection and Propagation Project (Project)

Summary

SCH Number
2014068366
Lead Agency
Fish & Wildlife Conservation Board (California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Conservation Board)
Document Title
Acmispon agrophyllus var. adsurgens Collection and Propagation Project (Project)
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
6/24/2014

Document Description
The California Department of Fish and Wildlife is issuing a permit to Vince Scheidt and Brett Hall pursuant to Fish and Game Code 2081(a) for a project that will involve the collection of seeds, seedlings, and cuttings of Acmispon argophyllus var. adsurgens from San Clemente Island with the goal of establishing an ex situ population at University of California, Santa Cruz. The ex situ population may then be used for future horticultural research, or for outplanting in the case of a catastrophic loss on San Clemente Island. All collecting will be conducted by hand.

Contact Information
Jeb Bjerke
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Habitat Conservation
1416 Ninth Sreet, Suite 1260
Sacramento, CA 95814

Phone : (916) 651-6594

Location

Cities
Santa Cruz
Counties
Santa Cruz

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15306, 5307 - Class 6, 7
Reasons for Exemption
The Project will facilitate research on the recovery of the California endangered Acmispon argophyllus var. adsurgens by attempting to establish an ex situ population. The permit issued by the California Department fo Fish and Wildlife for the Project includes measures to ensure that existing populations of Acmispon argophyllus var. adsurgens are not impacted.
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