Arana Gulch Soil Sample Analysis Project (Project)


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Fish and Game Commission (CDFGC)
Document Title
Arana Gulch Soil Sample Analysis Project (Project)
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The California Departmen of Fish and Wildlife is issuing a permit (2081(a) 18-016-RP) to the City of Santa Cruz Department of Parks and Recreation pursuant to Fish and Game Code section 2081(a) for a project to analyze soil samples from Arana Gulch to provide information on the soil nutrients present in habitats where the state endangered Santa Cruz tarplant (Holocarpha macradenia) is growing and is not growing to provide information on wherther soil nutrients, or lack thereof, affect Santa Cruz tarplant seed germination and /or plant growth.

Contact Information

Jeb Djerke
Agency Name
California Department of Fish and Game Commission
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Anaheim, San Jose, Santa Cruz
Orange, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15306 & 7, Class 6, 7
Reasons for Exemption
Collecting small soil samples for information gathering purposes, with the ultimate goal of facilitating the recovery of a state endangered species. The activities will result in negligible impacts to habitat.

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