Agriculture Exclusive/Natural Resources land use designation and Agricultural Exclusive, Natural Resources/Water zoning
The Project objective is to establish a shellfish nursery that will set and mature oyster and clam seed that will then be sold to farmers that will grow the shellfish to market size. The nursery would culture four shellfish species that have existing nurseries in Humboldt Bay: Pacific oysters (Crassostrea gigas), Kumamoto oysters (Crassostrea sikimea), native “Olympia” oyster (Ostrea lurida) and Manila clams (Venerupis philippinarum). The proposed project would utilize a combination of existing and newly constructed mariculture equipment. The newly constructed mariculture equipment includes a new floating upwelling system (“FLUPSY”) and a water intake raft that would be attached to existing anchors in Mad River Slough.The project is expected to be in operation year-round although there will be seasonally fluctuating pumping activity from April to October.
Humboldt Bay Harbor, Recreation and Conservation District (HBHRCD)
California Air Resources Board (ARB), California Coastal Commission (CCC), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Marin Region 7 (CDFW), California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of State Parks, Division of Boating and Waterways, California Department of Transportation, District 1 (DOT), California Department of Water Resources (DWR), California Highway Patrol (CHP), California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Natural Resources Agency, California Regional Water Quality Control Board, North Coast Region 1 (RWQCB), California State Lands Commission (SLC), Office of Historic Preservation, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Drinking Water, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Quality, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Rights, California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Northern and Eureka Region 1 (CDFW)
State Reviewing Agency Comments
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Northern and Eureka Region 1 (CDFW)
Other (Mariculture (Shellfish Nursery))
Harbor District Permit
Aesthetics, Agriculture and Forestry Resources, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Coastal Zone, Cultural Resources, Cumulative Effects, Drainage/Absorption, Economics/Jobs, Flood Plain/Flooding, Geology/Soils, Growth Inducement, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Mandatory Findings of Significance, Mineral Resources, Noise, Population/Housing, Public Services, Recreation, Transportation, Tribal Cultural Resources, Wetland/Riparian
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