Green Biome Institute Activities Involving State-listed Plants

Summary

SCH Number
2020120460
Public Agency
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Habitat Conservation Planning (CDFW)
Document Title
Green Biome Institute Activities Involving State-listed Plants
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
12/23/2020
Present Land Use
Project activities will take place at the Green Biome Institute at California State University East Bay, located at 25800 Carlos Bee Boulevard, Hayward, CA 94542, and Project collection activities will take place at wild populations of state-listed plants in California.

Document Description
The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) is issuing a permit (No. 2081(a)-20-012-RP) to the Green Biome Institute at California State University East Bay pursuant to Fish and Game Code section 2081(a). The Green Biome Institute’s activities involving state-listed species include: (1) collection of voucher specimens; (2) collection and storage of small amounts of plant tissue including leaves, flowers, and fruit for genetic sequencing and analysis; (3) cryopreservation and storage of cell cultures; and (4) monitoring wild plant populations.

Contact Information
Cherilyn Burton
California Department of Fish and Wildlife
Lead/Public Agency
California Department of Fish and Wildife, Native Plant Program P.O. Box 944209
Sacramento, CA 94244-2090

Phone : (916) 206-0411
Cheriyln.burton@wildlife.ca.gov

Green Biome Institute, California State University East Bay
Project Applicant

Location

Cities
Hayward
Counties
Alameda
Regions
San Francisco Bay Area
Cross Streets
25800 Carlos Bee Boulevard
Zip
94542
Schools
California State University East Bay
Other Location Info
Project activities will take place at the Green Biome Institute at California State University East Bay, located at 25800 Carlos Bee Boulevard, Hayward, CA 94542, and Project collection activities will take place at wild populations of state-listed plants in California.

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Sections 15306 and 15307, Classes 6 and 7
Reasons for Exemption
The Project will facilitate the recovery of state-listed plant species by collecting information on populations via voucher specimen collection to deposit in herbaria. Conservation of state-listed plants will also be achieved through genetic sequencing and analyses of plant species. The permit issued by CDFW for the Project includes measures to ensure that existing populations of state-listed plants are not impacted.

Attachments

Notice of Exemption
U__Groups_HCPB_Shared Folders_NPP_Permitting_Research Permits_2020_20-012-RP Green Biome_20-012-RP NOE signed   PDF 219 K

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