Cañada de San Vicente Land Management Plan


Location: Cañada de San Vicente is a 5,014 acre Ecological Reserve located in the unincorporated town of Ramona, in San Diego County. It is northwest of the Barona Indian Reservation and northeast of the San Vicente Reservoir.

Purpose of Acquisition: To conserve, protect, and restore core habitat areas, and provide crucial wildlife linkages in the San Diego County Subregional Plan, under the Multiple Species Conservation Program.

Description*: Management of this area will focus on maintaining viable populations of sensitive species and their habitats, and on the restoration and enhancement of natural communities within an ecosystem-based framework. Emphasis will be placed on the protection of riparian and wetland areas, restoration and enhancement of native grassland, and the control of noxious weeds. Compatible wildlife-dependent public use activities for this property include hunting, educational/interpretive opportunities, and scientific research.

Environmental Review Process

Status: Complete

Notice of Determination: Filed on February 17, 2016, in compliance with Section 21108 or 21152 of the Public Resources Code.

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Management Plan Retention

A hard copy of the Management Plan, including public comments and responses, can be viewed during regular office hours (Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.) at:

California Department of Fish and Wildlife
South Coast Region
3883 Ruffin Road
San Diego, CA 92132

(858) 467-4201

*Implementation of tasks needed to achieve management goals is dependent on the availability of staffing and adequate operations and maintenance budget.