Circle S Ranch Vineyards – Initial Study
June 1, 2007

Initial Study (June 2007)

The Circle S Ranch LLC Erosion Control Plan Application (ECPA) #P06-01508-ECPA proposes the development of 337 net acres of vineyard within 411 gross acres disturbed on the 1,593-acre Circle S Ranch.  Activities associated with this development process include the removal of brush and trees in proposed vineyard areas; ripping, rock removal and cultivating the soil prior to vineyard planting; construction and maintenance of vineyard avenues and related access roads; seeding cover crop and installing erosion control measures; mulching; trenching for irrigation pipelines; trellis and deer fence installation, including critter culverts; planting vines; and riparian corridor restoration and tree planting. The Napa County Conservation, Development and Planning Department is the CEQA Lead Agency for the project.

Posted in 2007, IS, Reports