California Vernal Pools
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Regulatory Links

Numerous state and federal laws and regulations pertain to impacts to the natural environment and the organisms that inhabit it. Vernal pools are an ecosystem in peril, are considered wetlands, and may contain endangered species. The following are links to environmental protection laws and the agencies responsible for administration of those regulations. 

Regulations Protecting Species

Regulations Protecting Wetland Habitats

Agencies with Jurisdiction

Other Useful Government Pages

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revised 01.03.2015