Location: The San Jacinto Wildlife Area (SJWA) is currently composed of approximately 20,126 acres of land located within central Riverside County.
Purpose of Acquisition: To protect and enhance habitat for plant and wildlife species, and to provide the public with compatible, wildlife related recreational uses.
Description: The following is not a comprehensive list, but rather a list of some site specific management goals*: Protect, restore, and enhance habitat for sensitive species; manage existing and new waterfowl and upland game hunting opportunities; manage agricultural activities to protect and enhance biological resources; develop and implement a wildfire plan; support the use of the wildlife area for other wildlife dependent public use activities; etc.
Environmental Review Process
As lead agency, the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) prepared a Draft Environmental Impact Report (DEIR) for the proposed Land Management Plan (LMP) for the San Jacinto Wildlife Area. The DEIR has been prepared to provide the public, responsible agencies, and trustee agencies with information about the potential environmental effects of implementation of the SJWA LMP.
Public Review: The draft LMP and the DEIR are available for public review and comment for a period of 45 days, beginning on December 15, 2017 and ending on January 29, 2018, at 5 p.m.
Comments may be submitted online at:
SanJacintoWLM@wildlife.ca.gov (Please separate comments, Subject line: "SJWA LMP Comments or Draft PEIR Comments"), or mailed to:
California Department of Fish and Wildlife
Bermuda Dunes Office
78078 Country Club Drive, Suite 109
Bermuda Dunes, CA 92203
Hard copies of the DEIR are available at:
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, San Jacinto Wildlife Area,17050 Davis Road, Lakeview, CA 92567
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Bermuda Dunes Office, 78078 Country Club Drive, Suite 109, Bermuda Dunes, CA 92203
Nuview Library, 29990 Lakeview Avenue, Nuevo, CA 92567
San Jacinto Library, 500 Idyllwild Drive, San Jacinto, CA 92583
Moreno Valley Public Library, 25480 Alessandro Boulevard, Moreno Valley, CA 92553
Perris Branch Library, 163 E. San Jacinto Avenue, Perris, CA 92570
Beaumont Library District, 125 E. 8th Street, Beaumont, California 92223
*Implementation of tasks needed to achieve goals is dependent on the availability of staffing and an adequate operations and maintenance budget.