The Project is located in Mendocino, County within the Willits Bypass Mitigation Lands in Willits, California. Three parcels have been selected for seed collection and dispersal of North Coast semaphore grass (Pleuropogon hooverianus): Lusher, Arkelian, and Goss. Seed will be dried and stored at the Mendocino County Resource Conservation District's seed storage facility located at their field office in Willits.
Notice of Exemption
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Reasons for Exemption
The Project will involve actions to assure the maintenance, restoration, and enhancement of populations of the state-threatened North Coast semaphore grass. The Project will not result in a serious or major disturbance to an environmental resource. The Permit issued by the California Department of Fish and Wildlife for the Project includes measures to ensure that existing populations of North Coast semaphore grass are not impacted.