Prescribed Herbivory on San Rafael Open Space

This project includes goat grazing within open non-native grasslands and oak woodland adjacent to residential neighborhoods in San Rafael to reduce fuel loading and control non-native grasses and weeds. Goats would be contained by a portable, electric fence. This project includes approximately 132.5 acres. Environmental compliance for this project is complete and implementation/maintenance is ongoing. For more information on prescribed grazing click here.

Relevant Projects



Approval Meeting

July 15, 2021

CEQA Documentation

Notice of Exemption/Supporting Memo/Project Map
Notice of Exemption/Supporting Memo/Project Map


San Rafael
Marin wild fire projects

Project Type

Shaded/ Non-shaded Fuel Break

Lead Agency

City of San Rafael
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