Parker Meadows Greater Sage-Grouse Transiocation


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 6 I/M (CDFW)
Document Title
Parker Meadows Greater Sage-Grouse Transiocation
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
Statistically rigorous population models indicate a relatively highprobability that the Parker Meadows greater sage-grouse subpopulation will become extinct within the next 5 years. Therefore, beginning in late March 2016, the CAlifonria Department of Fish and Wildlife will capture up to 25 adult greater sage-grouse (17 famales and 8 males) from local source populations in the Bodie Hills and Long Valley and then translocate them directly on to Los Angeles Department of Water and Power land at Parker Meadows. Sage-grouse will be captured using established night spotlighting techniques and fitted with radio-collars.

Contact Information

Tim Taylor
Agency Name
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 6 I/M
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Other Location Info
Lee Vining

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15307 - Class 7
Reasons for Exemption
Protection of Natural Resources. Wildlife preservation activity of CDFW that is limited in scope and no serious or major disturbances to environmental resources are expected.

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