Location:The Cedar Roughs Wildlife Area (CRWA) which consists of two units, totaling 413 acres of serpentine chaparral, serpentine grassland, and riparian woodland 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 following is not a comprehensive list, but rather a list of some site specific management goals*: Protect and restore native species biodiversity in serpentine grasslands/seeps and in riparian areas. Prevent the introduction and spread of new invasive, non-native plant species. Control current populations of noxious weeds. Plan and implement a fuel management program. Develop compatible public use of the property consisting of: hiking, hunting, wildlife observation/photography, academic research and environmental education.
Environmental Review Process
Notice of Determination:Filed on November 4, 2005, in compliance with Section 21108 or 21152 of the Public Resources Code.
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
*Implementation of tasks needed to achieve management goals is dependent on the availability of staffing and adequate operations and maintenance budget.