The draft plan outlines strategies to avoid, minimize, and mitigate impacts of six wildlife species and four plant species (indicated in the table below), from activities related to the operation and maintenance of the City’s water supply, water system facilities, and municipal facilities and management of City lands.
A notice of availability will publish in the Federal Register tomorrow, opening a 30-day public comment period. The Service will consider comments from all interested parties received by October 13, 2020. Information on how to submit comments is available at federalregister.gov by searching under docket number FWS–R8–ES–2020–N021.
Working with others is essential to protecting ecosystems that benefit society as a whole. The Service regularly engages conservation partners, the public, landowners, government agencies and other stakeholders in our ongoing effort to identify innovative strategies for conserving and recovering protected fish, wildlife, plants and their habitats.
|Common Name||Scientific Name||Federal Status||State Status|
|Ohlone tiger beetle||Cicindela ohlone||Endangered||-|
|Mount Hermon June beetle||Polyphylla barbata||Endangered||-|
|Tidewater goby||Eucyclogobius newberryi||Endangered||-|
|Pacific lamprey||Lampetra tridentata||-||Species of Special concern|
|California red-legged frog||Rana draytonii||Threatened||Species of Special Concern|
|Western pond turtle||Actinemys marmorata||-||Species of Special Concern|
|Ben Lomond spineflower||Chorizanthe pungens var. hartwegiana||Endangered||-|
|Robust spineflower||Chorizanthe robusta var. robusta||Endangered||-|
|Santa Cruz taplant||Holocarpha macradenia||Threatened||Endangered|
|San Francisco popcorn flower||Plagiobothrys diffusus||-||Endangered|