Araceli Monarch Habitat Restoration Project


SCH Number
Public Agency
Solano Resource Conservation District (Solano RCD)
Document Title
Araceli Monarch Habitat Restoration Project
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The purpose of the project is to improve monarch butterfly habitat at a recently seeded 2-acre native perennial meadow that was recently removed from lavender production to create wildlife habitat. Additionally, a native hedgerow of trees and shrubs will be planted around the perimeter of the seeded meadow and existing lavender rows, which provide habitat for monarch butterflies, other pollinators, and other wildlife. Project activities will include herbicide application, mulching, mowing, planting container stock, operating irrigation for 3 summers, and hosting volunteer events with local community members.

Contact Information

John Woodruff
Agency Name
Solano Resource Conservation District
Job Title
Restoration Project Manager
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Northern California
Cross Streets
Pitt School Rd. and Midway Rd.

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Reasons for Exemption
Project site is less than five acres in size and the main purpose is the restoration of the native plant community for the benefit of Monarch butterflies as well as other native pollinators and wildlife. Solano RCD staff conducted a biological assessment and determined that project activities will not cause significant adverse impact to special status species.
County Clerk


Notice of Exemption

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