Location: The Hallelujah Junction Wildlife Area (HJWA) occupies approximately 13,394 acres and is located in Long Valley, which is the southernmost tributary in the Honey Lake Watershed. The HJWA resides in both Sierra and Lassen Counties.
Purpose of Acquisition: The State of California purchased the property comprising the HJWA for
the express purpose of protecting the winter range and migration
corridors of the Loyalton-Truckee deer herd.
Description*: The land management plan will guide the Department's management, planning, and operations of the HJWA. Typical of eastern California Great Basin habitats, the HJWA provides a mosaic of sagebrush scrub, bitterbrush, juniper woodlands, wet meadows and wetland habitats.Compatible public uses
include hunting, wildlife observation, and scientific research.
Environmental Review Process
Notice of Determination: Filed on July 22, 2010, in compliance with Section 21108 or 21152 of the Public Resources Code.
CEQAnet Project Information
Management Plan Retention
A hard copy of the final Management Plan, including the Initial Study/Negative Declaration, public comments and responses may be viewed at the following location during regular office hours (Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.) at:
California Department of Fish and Wildlife
North Central Region
1701 Nimbus Rd.
Rancho Cordova, CA 95670
*Implementation of tasks needed to achieve management goals is dependent on the availability of staffing and adequate operations and maintenance budget.