Announcement Date: February 17, 2004 

Facilitated Scoping: This scoping session is designed to provide the Board with a venue for constructive input about the viewpoints and concerns of a diverse spectrum of stakeholders. This will assist the Board in crafting the alternatives it will consider in a Draft Environmental Impact Report for the Jackson Demonstration State Forest Management Plan. Staff from the University of California Cooperative Extension will facilitate this session. The facilitators have identified stakeholders to present focused presentations of approximately fifteen minutes each, after which the presenters will entertain questions from the Board. Public comment will be provided for via written comment during the presentations. The information from this session will be compiled and presented to the Board by the facilitators. 

Facilitated Scoping Session
February 27, 2004 at 1:00 PM
Town Hall
363 North Main Street
Fort Bragg, CA 95437 

Field trip: A field trip is planned on JDSF to allow for the Board to visit various places of interest. The itinerary has not been finalized. The public should expect to provide their personal transportation and food, and to carpool to minimize traffic. 

Field Trip
February 28, 2004 at 8:00 AM
JDSF Headquarters
802 North Main Street
Fort Bragg, CA 95437 

Public scoping: an open public scoping session will be held on March 12, 2004 in Sacramento. This session will allow for additional public comment to be received. 

Public Scoping Session
March 12, 2004 at 10:00 AM
Resources Auditorium
1416 Ninth Street
Sacramento, CA 94244

 Please note that these meetings are designed to be informational only, and that no items requiring action by the Board are anticipated. You may address any written comments to Mr. George Gentry, Executive Officer, PO Box 944246, Sacramento, CA 94244-2460, or via email to:

  ADA Notice- Pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, individuals who, because of a disability, need special assistance to attend or participate in a State Board of Forestry and Fire Protection Meeting, may request assistance at the Board Office, 1416 Ninth Street, Room 1506-14, Sacramento, California or by calling (916) 653-8007. Requests should be made one week in advance whenever possible.