ACHPAdvisory Council on Historic Preservation
APEArea of Potential Effects
BCDCSan Francisco Bay Conservation & Development Commission
BDABeaver Dam Analogue, or Beaver Dam Analog
BiOpBiological Opinion
BOBiological Opinion
CaltransCalifornia Department of Transportation
CASQACalifornia Stormwater Quality Association
CCRCalifornia Code of Regulations
CDConsistency Determination
CDFWCalifornia Department of Fish and Wildlife
CDPCoastal Development Permit
CECategorical Exemption (CEQA) or Categorical Exclusion (NEPA)
CEQCouncil on Environmental Quality
CEQACalifornia Environmental Quality Act
CESACalifornia Endangered Species Act
CFRCode of Federal Regulations
CGPConstruction General Permit
CNDDBCalifornia Natural Diversity Database
CorpsU.S. Army Corps of Engineers
CPCategorical Permission
CRPCommunity-based Restoration Program
CWAClean Water Act
CZMACoastal Zone Management Act
DPSdistinct population segment
EAEnvironmental Assessment (NEPA)
EFHEssential Fish Habitat
EIREnvironmental Impact Report (CEQA)
EISEnvironmental Impact Statement (NEPA)
ESAfederal Endangered Species Act
Flood BoardCentral Valley Flood Protection Board
FONSIFinding of No Significant Impact (NEPA)
FRGPFisheries Restoration Grant Program
FWOFish and Wildlife Office also known as a “Field Office.”
GPMGeneral Protection Measure
HREAHabitat Restoration and Enhancement Act
IPaCInformation for Planning and Consultation
LAALikely to adversely affect
LSAALake & Streambed Alteration Agreement
LTPBRLow-tech process-based restoration
NEPANational Environmental Protection Act
NHPANational Historic Preservation Act
NLAANot likely to adversely affect
NMFSNational Marine Fisheries Service
NOANotice of Applicability
NOAANational Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NOENotice of Exemption (re: CEQA) or Notice of Exclusion (re: a General Order)
NOINotice of Intent
NRCSNatural Resources Conservation Service
NRHPNational Register of Historic Places
NWPNationwide permit
OHPOffice of Historic Preservation
PBOProgrammatic Biological Opinion
PBRProcess-based restoration
PEIRProgrammatic Environmental Impact Report
PIRPartners in Restoration
PSNProposal Solicitation Notice
QSDQualified SWPPP Developer
RCNOAA’s Restoration Center
RCDResource Conservation District
RFMPRegional Flood Management Program
RGPRegional General Permit
RMPRestoration Management Permit
RWQCBRegional Water Quality Control Board
SHPOState Historic Preservation Officer
SOPASchedule of Proposed Actions (NEPA)
SRGOStatewide Habitat Restoration General Order
SSCSpecies of Special Concern
SWPPPStorm Water Pollution Prevention Plan
SWRCBState Water Resources Control Board
THPOTribal Historic Preservation Officer
USACEU.S. Army Corps of Engineers
USFWSU.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
WDRsWaste Discharge Requirements
WOTSWaters of the State
WOTUSWaters of the United States