California Department of Fish and Wildlife

Sacramento River Wildlife Area Land Management Plan

The California Department of Fish and Wildlife has prepared a Comprehensive Management Plan for the 3770-acre Sacramento River Wildlife Area for public review. The plan provides long-term direction for the management of this important riparian habitat for fish and wildlife species and for compatible public use. A proposed Initial Study/Negative Declaration has also been prepared for public review pursuant to the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA).

Draft Comprehensive Management Plan (PDF)

Initial Study/Negative Declaration (PDF)

The Draft Comprehensive Management Plan and proposed Negative Declaration will be available for thirty (30) calendar days for public review and comment, until December 17, 2003.

Submit all comments in writing to the project planner:

Gregg Werner
The Nature Conservancy
500 Main Street
Chico, CA 95928

Two Public Input meetings will be held:

  • Monday, December 1, 2003 @ 7:00 p.m.
    Chico City Council Chambers
    421 Main Street
    Chico, California
  • Thursday, December 4, 2003 @ 7:00 p.m.
    Colusa Industrial Properties Meeting Room
    100 Sunrise Boulevard
    Colusa, California

Hard copies of the documents are available for review at the following locations (call for hours):

Butte County Public Library
1108 Sherman Avenue
Chico, California
Butte County Public Library
1820 Mitchell Avenue
Oroville, California
Colusa County Library
738 Market Street
Colusa, California
Colusa County Library
232 Prince Street
Oroville, California
Orland Public Library
333 Mill Street
Orland, California
Tehama County Library
740 Third Street
Corning, California
Tehama County Library
645 Madison Street
Red Bluff, California
Willows Public Library
201 N. Lassen Street
Willows, California

The files in the Management Plan are listed below.

Please note: A few of the files listed below are large and may take a while to download depending on the speed of your internet connection. They are marked with an asterisk* below.

Chapters File Size
Cover Pages, Title page & Table of Contents 375 KB
Chapter 1 - Introduction 212 KB
Chapter 2 - Description of the Wildlife Area 2.6 MB
Chapter 3 - Description of Habitats and Species 206 KB
Chapter 4 - Coordination with Other Programs 202 KB
Chapter 5 - Compatible Public Use 295 KB
Chapter 6 - Management Goals 202 KB
Chapter 7 - Operations and Maintenance 95 KB
chapter 8 - References 103 KB
Signed Notice of Determination 608 KB
Appendices File Size
Appendix A - Public Outreach Summary 235 KB
Appendix B - Public Review Comments to the Draft Plan 83 KB
Appendix C - Site Inventory * 10.9 MB
Appendix D - Plant Species List 103 KB
Appendix E - Animal Species List 113 KB
Appendix F - Information on the Effects of Implementation of the Comprehensive Management Plan on Special Status Species 75 KB
Appendix G - Cultural Resources Analysis 146 KB
Appendix H - Land Management Alternatives 83 KB
Appendix I - Memorandum of Understanding with DPR and USFWS 292 KB
Appendix J - Memorandum of Agreement Regarding the Sacramento River Conservation Area 780 KB
Appendix K - Initial Study/Negative Declaration 619 KB