Invasive Nutria Survey Eradiction Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Fish & Wildlife 4 (Fresno) (California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 4)
Document Title
Invasive Nutria Survey Eradiction Project
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption

Document Description
Project activities include walking aquatic habitats for nutria or their seign, setting up remote cameras and floating platforms, and recording data on observations. Where nutria are confirmed to be present, traps will be deployed, maintained, and checked daily. Captured nutria will be dispatched on-site and carcasses removed. Typical habitat types to be surveyed include rivers, streams, creeks, ponds, reservoirs, river backwaters and wetlands, particularly sites with emergent or floating vegetation. Traps will be placed along the shoreline of emergent vegetation or floating on artificial platforms.

Contact Information
Terry Palmisano
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 4
1234 East Shaw Avenue
Fresno, CA 93710

559 243-4005


Tuolumne Stanislaus San Joaquin Merced Madera Fresno

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Statutory Exemption
Type, Section or Code
S: 15269; 21080
Reasons for Exemption
Emergency is defined as a sudden, unexpected occurrence, involving a clear and imminent danger, demanding immediate action to prevent or mitigate loss of, or damage to, life , health, property or essential public services.
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