Water Boards, CDFW Hosting Cannabis Cultivation Open House in Fortuna on August 29th

This is a press release from the State Water Resources Control Board:

Who Should Attend?

Cannabis cultivators and other interested parties.

Additional Resources

The following websites have information regarding ongoing agency efforts related to commercial cannabis cultivation:

State Water Board, Cannabis Programs – General information regarding State Water Board Cannabis Programs. Website: http://www.waterboards.ca.gov/cannabis/

State Water Board, Division of Water Rights – Responsible for administering water rights for all surface water diver-sions, as well as diversions from groundwater and all springs for the purpose of commercial cannabis cultivation. Website: https://www.waterboards.ca.gov/water_issues/programs/cannabis/cannabis_water_rights.shtml

State Water Board, Division of Water Quality and the Regional Water Quality Control Boards – Responsible for addressing potential water quality impacts from cannabis cultivation and associated activities on private property.

Division of Water Quality: https://www.waterboards.ca.gov/water_issues/programs/cannabis/cannabis_water_quality.shtml

Regional Boards Map: https://www.waterboards.ca.gov/waterboards_map.html

California Department of Fish and Wildlife – Responsible for ensuring cannabis cultivators operate in a manner that is protective of fish and wildlife resources. Website: https://www.wildlife.ca.gov/Conservation/Cannabis

Bureau of Cannabis Control – Responsible for issuing cannabis licenses for distributors, dispensaries, transporters, and testing laboratories. Website: http://www.bcc.ca.gov/

California Department of Food and Agriculture – Responsible for licensing cannabis cultivators and establishing a track and trace program. Website: http://calcannabis.cdfa.ca.gov/

California Department of Public Health – Responsible for licensing manufacturers of cannabis products, such as edi-bles. Website: https://www.cdph.ca.gov/Programs/CEH/DFDCS/Pages/MCSB.aspx

California Department of Pesticide Regulation – Responsible for regulating pesticide use in commercial cannabis cultivation. Website: http://www.cdpr.ca.gov/docs/cannabis/index.htm

How to Sign Up for State Water Board’s Email Subscription

To receive additional information about the State Water Board’s efforts related to commercial cannabis cultivation, please subscribe to the State Water Board’s “Cannabis Cultivators” email list under “Water Rights” or “Water Quality” on the fol-lowing webpage: http://www.waterboards.ca.gov/resources/email_subscriptions/swrcb_subscribe.shtml

How to Sign Up for California Department of Fish and Wildlife Email Subscription

To receive additional information about Fish and Wildlife’s efforts related to commercial cannabis cultivation, please subscribe to the Department of Fish and Wildlife’s “Cannabis Program” email list under on the following webpage: https://www.wildlife.ca.gov/conservation/Cannabis

Questions

If you have questions regarding these workshops, please contact the Cannabis Registration Unit by email at Canna-bisReg@waterboards.ca.gov or by phone at (916) 319-9427.

If you have questions regarding these workshops, please contact Heather McIntire by email at Heather.McIntire@wildlife.ca.gov or by phone at (707) 210-4415.

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