Sandy Beach Monarch Restoration Project


SCH Number
Public Agency
Solano Resource Conservation District (Solano RCD)
Document Title
Sandy Beach Monarch Restoration Project
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The purpose of the project is to improve monarch butterfly habitat on the margins of Sandy Beach County Park, in areas that are currently dominated by ice plant and mowed Bermuda grass. Project activities include controlling invasive, drill-seeding a native wildflower seed mix, planting a hedgerow of native trees, shrubs & forbs, installing and operating drip irrigation for 3 summers to improve plant establishment, and holding volunteer events with local community members and students.

Contact Information

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


Rio Vista
Northern California

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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