Statewide Nutria Eradication Projecet


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Fish & Wildlife (HQ) Environmental Services (California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Environmental Services Division)
Document Title
Statewide Nutria Eradication Projecet
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption

Document Description
After eradicated from CA in the 1970s, in March 2017, a nutria, an invasive mammal regulated by both CDFW and CDFA, was captured in Merced County. Too prevent further degradation to aquatic habits, vegetation, and agriculture, surveys for additional nutria and potentially subsequent eradication efforts, will be conducted.

Contact Information
Valerie Cook Fletcher
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Environmental Servic
1416 Ninth Street, 12th Floor
Sacramento, CA 95814



Other Location Info
Central Valley

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
S:15307, Class 7
Reasons for Exemption
This project is for the elimination/control of an undesirable species for the protection of native wildlife dependent upon wetland habitat, aquatic and riparian vegetation, and California's agricultural crops.
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