Coastal Conservancy, California State
(California State Coastal Conservancy)
Sea Otter Recovery 2019 Grants
NOE - Notice of Exemption
The Coastal Conservancy will provide grants to aid the recovery of the southern sea otter, including: 1) public education/monitoring to reduce disturbance of otters within their range (San Mateo to Santa Barbara County), 2) conduct a study to develop a sea otter population growth and food web model at Point Reyes National Season.
Santa Barbara through San Mateo counties; Tomales Bay and Drakes Estero
Notice of Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Reasons for Exemption
Friends of the Sea Otter educational program involving no physical alteration (Cat Ex 15322-Educational or Training Programs Involving No Physical Changes). Sonoma State University is exempt under sec. 15305 (info collection) b/c it will use common and standardized techniques not resulting in serious or major disturbance to resources to study sea otter population growth and food webs.