Public workshops on Safeguarding California Plan to be held, public encouraged to participate

Jan 8, 2014 | Press Release

The California Natural Resources Agency is holding public meetings in Sacramento and San Francisco to discuss the draft Safeguarding California Plan. The plan updates the 2009 California Climate Adaptation Strategy. The meetings are an opportunity for the public to learn more about the plan and provide their ideas on how the state can best prepare for climate risks.

Natural Resources agency staff will provide a presentation on development of the Safeguarding California Plan and the vision for the 2013 update. The workshop will also include an open house with an opportunity for attendees to interact with state agency staff to discuss the various chapters, climate risks, accomplishments, and strategies for moving forward. Following the open house there will be the opportunity for formal public input and comment. The public is welcome to attend the meetings at any time during the duration. The final plan is expected to be completed in spring 2014.

The meetings will be held at the following dates, times and locations:

Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2014
9 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
California Energy Commission
Hearing Room A
1516 Ninth Street
Sacramento, CA 95814
This meeting will be webcast for those unable to attend in person. The broadcast can be accessed on the day of the workshop here.

Monday, Jan. 27, 2014
10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Milton Marks Conference Center
San Francisco State Building
455 Golden Gate Avenue San Francisco, CA 94102

More information on the draft Safeguarding California Plan and information on how to submit comments is available at http://resources.ca.gov/climate_adaptation/

An agenda and presentation materials will be will be posted in advance here: http://resources.ca.gov/climate_adaptation/regional_public_workshops/schedule.html

If you require special accommodation for the scheduled event/meeting or need this document in an alternate format (e.g. Braille, large print) or another language, please contact us as soon as possible, but no later than five business days before the scheduled meeting.

We welcome and encourage your participation in these public meetings. If you have questions, please feel free to e-mail safeguarding@resources.ca.gov or call 916.653.6333.

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Contact

Public Information Officer
Sheri Pemberton | 916.574.1992
Sheri.Pemberton@slc.ca.gov