**REVISED** June 25-26, 2010 MEETING ANNOUNCEMENT AND AGENDA

Jackson Demonstration State Forest Advisory Group

California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection
Board of Forestry and Fire Protection

 Research and Monitoring Committee
June 25, 2010

Start Time: 8:30 AM
End Time: 10:00 AM (est.)

Full Advisory Group

June 25, 2010

Start Time: 10:00 AM

End Time: 5:15 PM (est.)

 

June 26, 2010

Start Time: 8:30 AM

End Time: 3:45 PM (est.)

 

Location: Redwood Coast Senior Center

490 N. Harold Street

Fort Bragg

 

Those requiring further information about this meeting notice may contact Russ Henly, Assistant Deputy Director for Resource Protection and Improvement, California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection, P.O. Box 944246, Sacramento, CA 94244-2460, (916) 653-9447. This meeting notice also is available electronically at: http://www.fire.ca.gov/resource_mgt/resource_mgt_stateforests_jackson.php.

 

Advisory Group Information Space

The JDSF Advisory Group has set up an information space on Google Groups. Advisory Group members and CAL FIRE staff can post information here; members of the public can view this material but cannot post items. This site is hosted outside of the CAL FIRE website. Anyone may access the discussion space via the following link: http://groups.google.com/group/jackson-advisory-group

The Advisory Group created this space to provide relevant information. In addition to viewing the materials posted there, members of the public can sign up to receive e-mails alerting them of new postings.

ADA Notice: Pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, individuals who, because of a disability, need special assistance to attend or participate in a JDSF Advisory Group meeting, may request assistance from CAL FIRE at the Jackson Demonstration State Forest Headquarters, 802 North Main Street, Fort Bragg, or by calling (707) 964-5674.

The Mission of the Jackson Demonstration State Forest Advisory Group (JAG) is to provide advice/recommendations to:

The Board of Forestry and Fire Protection (Board) and Director/Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE) regarding issues relevant to review of the JDSF Management Plan for possible changes during the initial implementation period.
Director/CAL FIRE and the Board regarding ongoing implementation issues.
Board and Director/CAL FIRE on policy matters relevant to JDSF.

The Charter for the JDSF Advisory Group is available on the CAL FIRE website at:

http://www.fire.ca.gov/resource_mgt/downloads/Charter_JDSF_Advisory_Group.pdf

Research and Monitoring Committee

Friday, June 25

8:30 Call to Order, Introductions

 

8:35 Discuss and make recommendations on revisions to Research Subgroup Framework and Recommendations report

 

10:00 Adjourn

 

Full Advisory Group

Note: Background documents will be posted to the JDSF website; scroll down to the “Materials” section: http://www.fire.ca.gov/resource_mgt/resource_mgt_stateforests_jackson.php

Also available for direct download as pdf file here.

Friday, June 25

10:00 Call to Order and Introductions. Members of the public may make a short comment during any agenda item; also, a short Public Forum is scheduled as the last agenda item on each day for brief public comment on any issue of concern.

10:05 Review and Accept Agenda. Ex parte discussion disclosures.

10:15 Review and Approve Minutes of May 24, 2010 JAG Meeting

10:30 Landscape Committee final revisions, discussion, and action on consensus for items including:

• Landscape Report, including Allocations, Reviewed and Revised at May 24 JAG Meeting (Documents A and B)
• Section 5. Recommendations for Presenting Timber Harvests for JAG Review (Document C)
• Section 6. Other Recommendations from Landscape Committee (Document D)

• Section 7. Excerpts from JDSF Management Plan Regarding Evenaged Management (Document E)

• Proposed Volcano Late Seral and Older Forest Development Area Designation (Document F)

• Proposed Indian Springs Reserve (Document G)

11:00 Break

11:15 Landscape Committee final revisions (continued)

12:30 LUNCH (Please bring a lunch or be prepared to make a quick trip to grab one. Lunch is available in the Senior Center Cafeteria)

1:15 Research Committee final revisions, discussions, and action on consensus (Document H)

2:45 Break

3:00 Research Committee final revisions (continued)

4:00 Next Steps for Developing JAG Work Plan and Report

4:40 JDSF Staff Report

4:50 Public Forum -- Written and/or brief oral remarks on any JDSF topic of interest

5:15 Adjourn for the Day

 

Saturday, June 26

8:30 Call to Order and Introductions. Members of the public may make a short comment during any agenda item; also, a short Public Forum is scheduled as the last agenda item on each day for brief public comment on any issue of concern.

 

8:35 Review Agenda

 

8:40 Recreation Committee report, recommendations, action on consensus (Vince) (Document I)

 

9:30 Woodlands Special Treatment Area, action on consensus (Kathy)

 

10:00 Tanoak (Vince and Brad)

 

10:15 Break

 

10:30 Economics recommendations, action on consensus (Document J)

 

11:00 Herbicides: Discussion (John) (Document K)

 

11:30 LUNCH (Please bring a lunch or be prepared to make a quick trip to grab one.)

 

12:15 Outreach: Discussion (John) (Document L)

 

12:45 Demonstration: Discussion (Vince and Brad) (Document M)

 

1:15 Stakeholder Workshops/Questionnaires/Letters (John and others)

 

1:45 Break

 

2:15 Next Steps for developing JAG Work Plan and Report

 

3:30 Public Forum -- Written and/or brief oral remarks on any JDSF topic of interest

 

3:45 Adjourn