Livestock and Natural Resources
University of California
Livestock and Natural Resources

Napa River and Sonoma Creek Watersheds Grazing Waiver

Conditional Grazing Waiver Information and Compliance Assistance

UC Cooperative Extension and partnering organizations are assisting landowners and livestock producers in the Napa River and Sonoma Creek watersheds to comply with a conditional grazing waiver that was adopted by the Bay Area Regional Water Quality Control Board in September 2011.

Partnering Organizations Include:
USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS)
Napa County Resource Conservation District (NCRCD)Southern Sonoma County Resource Conservation District (SSCRCD)

Napa County Farm Bureau

This assistance program consist of a series of Ranch Water Quality Planning (RWQP) workshops and is funded through a grant from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. 

Click this link Ranch Water Quality Planning Workshops for the schedule of events, program information and fact sheets.

For information specific to the Conditional Waiver Program use this link to the Bay Area Regional Water Quality Control Board.  On this webpage you will find links to the adopted waiver and the Notice of Intent (NOI) form.

For more information about the Ranch Water Quality Planning workshops, please contact:

Morgan Doran
Livestock & Natural Resources Advisor
70 Cottonwood Street
Woodland, CA 95695
(530) 666-8738

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