Letter of Non-Objection to Conduct a Rockweed Restoration Study at 34 Sites Located Along the California Coast, San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara, Ventura, Orange,

Summary

SCH Number
2019058233
Lead Agency
State Lands Commission
Document Title
Letter of Non-Objection to Conduct a Rockweed Restoration Study at 34 Sites Located Along the California Coast, San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara, Ventura, Orange,
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
5/13/2019

Document Description
Title Cont.: and San Diego Counties Authorize approval for the University of California Santa Barbara to study the decline of foundation species in the rocky intertidal zone and plan to conduct rockweed restoration at 34 sites along the California coast. The study involves removing rockweed plants affixed to small quarter-sized rock chips and placing the rock pieces to recipient sites. Less than 100 samples will be removed from the donor sites. Approximately 15 small tiles (0.0025 m2) will be attached to rocks using small bolts and later collected and examined for recruitment of rockweed and other species.

Contact Information
Jennifer Lucchesi
CA State Land Commission
100 Howe Ave, Suite 100-South
Sacramento, CA 95825

Phone : (916) 574-1800

Location

Counties
Orange San Diego San Luis Obispo Santa Barbara Ventura

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Class 6
Reasons for Exemption
Issuance of a letter of non-objection for the above-mentioned activity(ies) will cause only a minor physical change in the environment and will not change existing activities in the area. There are no unusual circumstances surrounding the project that will result in significant environmental impacts. Therefore, the project will not have a significant effect on the environment and the above categorical exemption applies.

Attachments

Notice of Exemption
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