California Department of Fish and Wildlife

Carrizo Plains Ecological Reserve Land Management Plan and Initial Study

Public Meeting Thursday May 15, 2008 7:00 - 9:00 p.m.

The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) is preparing a management plan and an accompanying Initial Study, in accordance with the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), for the Carrizo Plains Ecological Reserve. The management plan guides resource management and uses of the Ecological Reserve consistent with DFG's mission.

CDFW encourages the public to attend a visioning meeting to learn more about the Carrizo Plains Ecological Reserve, the management plan, and the planning process, and to provide input on the topics and issues to be addressed in the plan and Initial Study. The meeting will be held at the following time and location:

Thursday May 15, 2008
7:00- 9:00 p.m.
San Luis Obispo Wildlife Area (Morro Bay shooting range)
3270 Gilardi Road off Hwy 1 between Morro Bay and San Luis Obispo
San Luis Obispo, CA

Experts from CDFW and the environmental consulting team will be available during the meeting to answer questions about the management plan and the environmental review process. During the meeting, you will be able to comment on the scope of the plan and the Initial Study. Written comment sheets will be provided at the meeting. Comments on the plan and environmental review process can be sent to:

Mr. Bob Stafford
Wildlife Biologist
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 4
P.O. Box 6360
Los Osos, CA 93412

Comments may also be submitted via e-mail to Bob.Stafford@wildlife.ca.gov. Please include the project title in the subject line, attach comments in an MSWord document, and include your U.S. Postal Service mailing address.

Thank you for your interest in the planning process. We look forward to your input.