Effect of Climate Change on Frugivory and Seed Dispersal in the Sierra Nevada


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Wildlife Conservation Board (WCB)
Document Title
Effect of Climate Change on Frugivory and Seed Dispersal in the Sierra Nevada
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The California Department of Fish and Wildlife is issuing a permit to Manette Sandor pursuant to Fish and Game Code section 2018(a) for a project to study the effect of climate change on frugivory and seed dispersal in the Sierra Nevada mountains of California. The project will involve surveying plants and mist-netting birds to collect bird fecal samples at specified sampling points. Georeferenced presence/absence data for fleshy-fruited shrubs will be collected to develop hierarchical plant species disturbution models. The permit issued by California Department of Fish and Wildlife will cover the take, possession and transportion of seeds from state-listed plant species that may be collected as a result of the Project.

Contact Information

Jeb Bjerke
Agency Name
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Conservation Board
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Other Location Info
Sierra Nevada Mountains of California

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15306, 15307 - Class 6, 7
Reasons for Exemption
Basic scientific data collection for scientific research. The project will not result in any impacts to environmental resources.

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