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Project: Nutria Eradication – Phase Two

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 elimination of Nutria including the use of Judas Nutria.

Reference Number: 3875P011813

Implemented By: California Department of Fish and Wildlife


Type: Monitoring, Other

Total Cost: $8,483,080.00

Project Status: Project Implementation

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

Estimated Completion: 5/30/2023    Actual Completion:

Associated Counties: Alameda, Amador, Calaveras, 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): Yes

Contribution SourcesContribution DateContribution Amount
Prop. 1, Ecosystem, Watershed Protection and Restoration11/25/2019$8,483,080.00

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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