U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIORBUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT
News.bytes Extra, issue 292
Carrizo Plain National Monument planning - one piece at a time
Developing a management strategy for the entire 250,000-acre Carrizo Plain National Monument can be a daunting challenge. So land managers are looking at doing it one piece at a time.
At the July 21 meeting of the Carrizo’s Monument Advisory Committee, the three managing partners – the Bureau of Land Management, The Nature Conservancy and the California Department of Fish and Game – discussed a proposal to divide the Carrizo into sub-regions for planning purposes. Under the initial proposal, there would be eight sub-regions:
Members of the public speak at the meeting (text continues below):
Members of the MAC and public supported the sub-region concept and offered suggestions on how it could be refined. The concept will be discussed in more detail at the MAC meeting scheduled for September 22.
The BLM's Robert Wick and Johna Hurl orgainze ideas on a planning chart:
- Dave Christie
|Last updated: 07-31-2007|
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