Genetic Variation Within and Between Phlox hirsuta and Phlox speciosa Project (Project)


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Lead Agency
Fish and Game Commission (California Fish and Game Commission)
Document Title
Genetic Variation Within and Between Phlox hirsuta and Phlox speciosa Project (Project)
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption

Document Description
CDFW is issuing a permit to Nadine Kanim pursuant to Fish and Game Code section 2081(a) for a project to use genetic data to quantify the extent of hybridization between the endangered P. hirsuta and the common P. speciosa. The permittee will collect leaves along two to three inch lengths of the stems from up to four putative hybrid individuals at each population where P. hirsuta and P. speciosa co-occur. Leaves will also be collected along two to three-inch lengths of the stems of ten individuals of P. speciosa from each population. The leaves will be sent to Kettering University in Flint, Michigan for genetic analysis.

Contact Information
Cherilyn Burton
California Department of Fish and Game Commission
1416 Ninth Street, suite 1260
Sacramento, CA 95814

Phone : (916) 651-6508



Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15306 class 6
Reasons for Exemption
The project consists of basic data collection, research, and resource evaluation activities which will not result in a serious or major disturbance to an environmental resource. The permit issued by CDFW for the project includes measures to ensure that existing populations of CA endangered Phlox hirsuta are not negatively impacted.

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