Cedar Roughs Wildlife Area Land Management Plan


Location:The Cedar Roughs Wildlife Area (CRWA) consists of two units totaling 413 acres of serpentine chaparral, serpentine grassland, and riparian woodland. It is located west of Lake Berryessa and south of Pope Canyon Road in northern Napa County.

Purpose of Acquisition: To provide public access to the Cedar Roughs Wilderness Study Area and to restore habitats which were impacted by over 90 years of grazing and farming.

Description*: The management of this property will focus on: protecting and restoring native species biodiversity in serpentine grasslands/seeps and in riparian areas, preventing the introduction and spread of new invasive plant species, controling current populations of noxious weeds, planning and implementing a fuel management program and developing compatible public use of the property (such as hiking, hunting, wildlife observation/photography, academic research and environmental education).

Environmental Review Process

Status: Complete

Notice of Determination: Filed on November 4, 2005, 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
Bay Delta Region
2825 Cordelia Road, Suite 100
Fairfield, CA 94534

(707) 428-2002

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