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Project: Nutria Eradication Project

Description: The project will reduce Nutria (Myocastor coypus) – a highly invasive, large, semi-aquatic rodent native to South America – populations to zero, or near-zero, levels throughout California through surveying, trapping, and eliminating Nutria.

Reference Number: 3875P11718

Implemented By: CA Department of Fish and Wildlife


Type: Monitoring, Other

Total Cost: $1,589,341.00

Project Status: Project Implementation

On Time?: Yes    Within Scope?: Yes    Within Budget?: Yes

Estimated Completion: 4/30/2022    Actual Completion:

Associated Counties: Alameda, Amador, Contra Costa, Fresno, Kings, Madera, Mariposa, Merced, Sacramento, San Benito, San Joaquin, Santa Clara, Solano, Stanislaus, Tulare, Tuolumne, Yolo

Project Benefits a Disadvantaged Community (or SDAC): No

Contribution SourcesContribution DateContribution Amount
Federal Contribution11/28/2018$41,990.00
Other State Funds11/28/2018$421,774.00
Prop. 1, Ecosystem, Watershed Protection and Restoration11/28/2018$1,125,577.00

Project MetricMetric TopicQuantityUnit

Water Action Plan Target

Achieve the Co-Equal Goals for the DeltaAction Description
Protect and Restore Important EcosystemsAction Description


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