California Resources Agency
Desert Managers Group
California Department of Parks and Recreation
CA OHV Recreation Division
Trust for Public Land
The Wildlands Conservancy
US Geological Survey
State Parks Foundation
Bureau Land Management
Defenders of Wildlife
January 16: Day 1
||Welcome by Ron Rempel, CA Department
of Fish and Game, Deputy Director, Habitat Conservation Division,
and David Widell, CA Department of Parks and Recreation, Deputy
Director, Off- Highway Motor Vehicle Recreation Division.
||Introductions and workshop overview.
||Presentation and discussion of the Legacy
Project: Madelyn Glickfeld, The Resources Agency, Assistant Secretary,
California Legacy Project.
||Presentation of existing regional planning
efforts: Bill Havert, Executive Director, Coachella Valley Mountains
Conservancy; Bill Haight, Lead, West Mojave Plan, Desert District,
Bureau of Land Management; Dick Crowe, Resource Management Specialist,
Desert District, Bureau of Land Management.
||Brainstorm session on, regional concerns,
issues and challenges.
Objective: To gain a sense of the unique issues and challenges of
the region and how they affect conservation efforts.
||Information Exchange; light buffet. Objective:
To share information on natural resources, rural recreation and
working landscapes in the region.
January 17: Day 2
||Information Exchange; continental breakfast
||Introduction to 2nd day's activities;
brief review of 1st day; review of small-group exercise.
||First small group session; regional perspectives.
Objective: To gain a sense of additional natural resource, working
landscape and recreational planning needs beyond those already underway;
future state partnership opportunities to aid in natural resource
and working landscape conservation and the provision of recreational
opportunities; and the greatest needs for implementing conservation
||Potential Uses of the California Conservation
Objective: To allow participants to review this web-based tool with
interactive maps that can help support planning efforts.
||Information Exchange; buffet lunch.
||Explanation of afternoon small group
||Second small group session; strategies
that support resource conservation and economic needs.
Objective: To gain a sense of those conservation priorities and
specific strategies that can offer mutual benefit to conservation
and local economies.
||Report back on workshop results to Luree
Stetson, Deputy Secretary for Environmental Programs, The Resources
||Brief discussion of next steps and adjourn.