Elderberry Resources 

Planting hedgerows 

USDA‐NRCS Conservation and Cost Share Programs

Valley Elderberry Longhorn Beetle 

  • Framework for Assessing Impacts to the Valley Elderberry Longhorn Beetle, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service: https://www.fws.gov/sacramento/documents/VELB_Framework.pdf 

  • Safe Harbor Agreements for Valley Elderberry Longhorn Beetle (a federally listed endangered species) Landowners in Yolo and Solano Counties can join safe harbor agreements or similar arrangements in order to provide assurances against additional future regulatory restrictions in connection with incidental disturbance of Valley Elderberry Longhorn Beetle associated with lawful ongoing activities such as habitat restoration, levee maintenance, and farming. 

Yolo County: 

Sacramento River Forum, Jane Dolan, e‐mail: jdolan@sbcglobal.net https://www.sacramentoriver.org/forum/ 

Solano County: 

Solano County Water Agency, Rich Marovich, e‐mail: RMarovich@scwa2.com (Solano only covers land adjacent to Putah Creek and may be switching to a Habitat Conservation Plan model. Contact Rich Marovich for details.) 

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