2020 Recreational Purple Sea Urchin Emergency Rule

Summary

SCH Number
2020030170
Lead Agency
Fish and Game Commission (California Fish and Game Commission)
Document Title
2020 Recreational Purple Sea Urchin Emergency Rule
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
3/5/2020

Document Description
The proposed project would amend section 29.06 to Title 14, CCR to temporarily allow unlimited recreational take of Purple Sea Urchin inside Caspar Cove, Mendocino Co. The project is designed to test the public's ability to help control urchin population in degraded Northern California kelp forests.

Contact Information
Melissa Miller-Henson
CA Fish and Game Commission
PO Box 944209
Sacramento, CA 94244-2090

Phone : (916) 653-7229

Location

Counties
Mendocino
Other Location Info
State ocean waters west of Caspar Headlands State Beach, Mendocino County (locally known as "Caspar Cove")

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Emergency Project
Type, Section or Code
Sec. 21080(b)(4); 15269(b)(c)
Reasons for Exemption
Statutory exemption for emergency action applies to actions taken in response to emergencies. Glass 7 and 8 categorical exemptions exempt actions for the protection of natural resources and the environment, respectively. The proposed project qualifies because it is designed to help save the last remaining stands of kelp for the benefit of species dependent on kelp & whole ecosystem in Northern California (See Attachment).
Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Class 7 & 8; 14 CCR 15307 & 15308
Reasons for Exemption
Statutory exemption for emergency action applies to actions taken in response to emergencies. Glass 7 and 8 categorical exemptions exempt actions for the protection of natural resources and the environment, respectively. The proposed project qualifies because it is designed to help save the last remaining stands of kelp for the benefit of species dependent on kelp & whole ecosystem in Northern California (See Attachment).

Attachments

Notice of Exemption
2020030170_2020 Recreational Purple Sea Urchin Emergency Rule   PDF 731 K

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