The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW), California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) and State Water Resources Control Board (State Water Board) are hosting a free online commercial cannabis cultivation permitting workshop.
The free workshop is ideal for new and existing commercial cannabis cultivators. Those interested in attending can follow the link below and register. The online workshop is limited to 200 participants so early registration is recommended.
Friday, Feb. 21 from 10 to 11:30 a.m.
Registration link: www.wildlife.ca.gov/cannabis
CDFA will provide an overview of the state's cannabis cultivation licensing program and review the requirements for cannabis farming. CDFW will cover Lake and Streambed Alteration agreements and how to limit environmental impacts. The State Water Board will review the cannabis policy, permitting process and other important information. Other regulatory agencies may participate as well.
Questions can be submitted at the end of the final presentation.
To learn more about CDFW's cannabis program, please visit wildlife.ca.gov/cannabis or email firstname.lastname@example.org. To report environmental crimes, such as water diversions, pollution and poaching, call the CalTIP hotline at (888) 334-2258 or text information to "TIP411" (847411).
For information on the California Cannabis Track-and-Trace Metrc System, please visit CDFA's webpage at calcannabis.cdfa.ca.gov, call (833) CALGROW or (833) 225-4769 or send an email to email@example.com. To report suspected illegal cannabis cultivation or related complaints, call (833) WEED-TIP or (833) 933-3847.
To learn more about the State Water Board's role in cannabis cultivation permitting, please visit waterboards.ca.gov/cannabis. For permitting and compliance assistance, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call (916) 341-5580 (Cannabis Cultivation General Order), or email email@example.com call (916) 319-9427 (cannabis cultivation water rights).