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SOURCE: National Park Service Web Site, October 17, 2011
Draft San Gabriel Watershed and Mountains Special Resource Study is Now Available for Review
UPDATE JAN. 2012: THE COMMENT PERIOD HAS BEEN EXTENDED TO FEBRUARY 13, 2012
It is with great pleasure that the National Park Service offers to you for review and comment, the Draft San Gabriel Watershed and Mountains Special Resources Study and Environmental Assessment. The NPS initiated this special resource study in 2005 and published preliminary management alternatives in August 2009. This study represents your involvement and input into the planning process. The approaches to management and underlying values all reflect what you proposed or supported and concerns that you raised.
The executive summary of the draft summary report is available here.
The full report is available here.
The executive summary is available in Spanish (coming soon).
The draft study report is available for public comment through December 16, 2011. We welcome your comments through e-mail, our web site, mail (please note our new mailing address), or at one of the following public meetings:
Public Meeting Schedule:
El Monte (Kick-Off Meeting)
Saturday, October 29
1pm – 3 pm
City of El Monte Senior Center
3120 N. Tyler Avenue
El Monte, CA 91731
Monday, November 14
7pm - 9pm
Larry Chimbole Cultural Center,
38350 Sierra Highway
Palmdale, CA 93550
Tuesday, November 15th
7pm - 9pm
Agriscapes Center, California Polytechnic Institute Campus
4102 S. University Drive
(South of Temple Avenue/ From Highway 57, exit Temple Avenue and go west towards Cal Poly Pomona. Turn left on South Campus Drive, Agriscapes is the building adjacent to the Farm Store).
Pomona, CA 91768
Wednesday, November 16th
7pm - 9pm
George A. Caravalho Activities Center
Santa Clarita Room A
20880 Centre Point Parkway
Santa Clarita, CA 91351
Thursday, November 17th
7pm - 9pm
Northeast Valley City Hall Auditorium
7747 Foothill Blvd
Tujunga, CA 91042
|As directed by Congress in July 2003 (P.L. 108-042) , the National Park Service (NPS) is conducting a “special resource study” of portions of the San Gabriel River and its tributaries from the city of Santa Fe Springs to the north, and the San Gabriel Mountains within the territory of the San Gabriel and Lower Los Angeles Rivers and Mountains Conservancy. This area includes portions of the Angeles National Forest, as well as many communities along the San Gabriel River. Many people, organizations, and agencies are working to conserve resources in this area to provide recreational opportunities, habitat restoration, watershed improvement, and flood protection. This study is intended to build on and complement the efforts that are underway.|
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