The purpose of this Voluntary Oak Woodlands Management Plan is to provide a conservation framework for the preservation of our oak woodland resources.
Upon adoption by a resolution of the Board, County landowners, agencies, and non-profits will be eligible for grants under the California Oak Woodlands Conservation Act (2001). Adoption of a Voluntary Oak Woodland Management Plan will also complete an action item included in the Napa County General Plan and address one of the Board’s strategic objectives.
The Napa County Voluntary Oak Woodland Management Plan was
Staff continued outreach, meeting with stakeholder groups and interested individuals, to address questions/comments and suggested revisions, which were reflected in the draft Voluntary Oak Woodlands Management Plan.
County planning staff provided a summary of the updated draft Voluntary Oak Woodlands Management Plan for the Planning Commission’s consideration and recommendation at their October 6th meeting. The Planning Commission conducted a public hearing, incorporated minor edits as recommended by staff, and unanimously recommended approval of the Plan.
The Board of Supervisors held a public hearing and approved a resolution of adoption for the Napa County Voluntary Oak Woodland Management Plan at its Oct. 26, 2010 meeting.
For additional information, please contact, email Patrick Lowe, or call (707) 259-5937.