The California Department of Fish and Wildlife is issuing a permit to Justin Luong [Permit No. 2081(a)-21-023-RP] pursuant to Fish and Game Code section 2081(a) for a project to test the impacts of episodic drought and elevated temperatures on the survival and reproduction of an endangered plant species, Lupinus nipomensis. The Project includes germinating seeds and testing the effects of drought and warming on germinated plants. Beginning in December 2021, Permittee will germinate enough seeds to produce 120 plants. It is expected that approximately half of the stored seeds (approximately 400) will be used. Germinated seedlings will be placed into 120 individual container pots, which will be divided into four treatments: (1) drought; (2) warming; (3) drought and warming; and (4) control. Treatments will begin approximately four weeks after the seedlings germinate. Drought will be induced through episodic droughting which best mimics field drought conditions in a greenhouse and warming will be generated using clear open top plastic domes. Following treatments, above ground productivity, seed production, and survival will be measured. Seeds remaining at the end of this experiment will remain in temporary storage at the Permittee’s home for the duration of this permit for use in potential future greenhouse studies.