Owner: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) Sacramento National Wildlife Refuge, Willows CA (530) 934-2801
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This site is located at River Mile 169-R, directly east of Butte City, and north of where Highway 162 crosses the river.
This 590 acre unit, located in Glenn County, is owned by USFWS. The property consists of 426 acres of restored riparian habitat, including 87 acres of native grassland, in addition to 164 acres of existing riparian habitat. Site also has a blind reserve for disabled hunters.
The riparian habitat consists mostly of cottonwood and mixed riparian forests, with some open water, herbland cover and gravel bar. The restored riparian areas were planted to mixed riparian forest and savannah, as well as native grassland. Special vegetation profiles include low-mid and high terrace forest types, as well as natural regeneration of Valley oak in former prune orchard. Special wildlife use includes ring-tailed cat, river otter, breeding yellow warblers, Western yellow-billed cuckoo, and a bank swallow colony.
Current Land Use
Current management activities include monitoring for avian use.