California Department of Fish and Wildlife

Notice of Determination for the Hollenbeck Canyon Wildlife Area Land Management Plan (LMP) in San Diego County, California

Project description and location: The project is the approval and implementation of the Hollenbeck Canyon Wildlife Area (HCWA) LMP. The HCWA is located on the north side of State Route (SR) 94 at the intersection with Honey Springs Road within the County of San Diego Jamul/Dulzura Subregional Plan area. The HCWA contains habitat for "special status" species, game species and other native species. Activities proposed in the LMP includes management, maintenance and restoration of sensitive habitat located within the property; restoration of drainage courses, roads, and trails; use of a former stock pond for dog training; installation of gates, and an unpaved parking area. Proposed public uses of the site include hunting, hiking and equestrian trails, mountain biking, environmental education, and dog training.

Public review Period: The draft plan and accompanying mitigated negative declaration was submitted to the State Clearing House and was subject to public review beginning October 12, 2006 and ending November 13, 2006. Public comments were accepted after the end of the official thirty day review period to provide sufficient opportunity for interested user groups to comment.

A synopsis of the comments received and the CDFW's written responses may be found in Appendix G, "Public Outreach Summary and Response to Public Comments" within the Final Plan. The Department has approved the plan and is filing the NOD in compliance with Section 21108 of the Public Resources Code.

Copies of the final documents may be viewed at the South Coast Regional office, 4949 Viewridge Avenue, the San Diego County Library and on the CDFW's website. If you have any questions or need further information, please contact Ms. Karen Miner, Lands Program Supervisor at (858) 627-3939.

Copies of the final documents are also available at the following locations:

California Department of Fish and Wildlife
South Coast Regional office
4949 Viewridge Avenue,
San Diego, CA 92123

San Diego County Library
Rancho San Diego Branch
11555 Via Rancho San Diego
El Cajon, CA 92019

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