|California Tiger Salamander Implementation Committee
The Implementation Committee's job is to write the local ordinances that will implement the Strategy. The Committee's meetings are public and usually held at 9:00 am on the third Wednesday of each month in the Sonoma County PRMD hearing room at 2550 Ventura Avenue, Santa Rosa. Call the City of Santa Rosa at (707) 543-3085 to confirm meeting times.
Implementation Committee Website
Draft Implementation Plan (464K pdf)
What Can You Do to Influence the Committee?
You are invited to come to a study group that meets the last Tuesday of every month at 7pm at the Environmental Center. More about the study group.
Recent and Upcoming California Tiger Salamander Study Group Meetings:
January 29, 2008: Larry Stromberg, wetlands consultant, will discuss created pools on the Santa Rosa plain and ecosystem management requirements. Larry and his business partner Steve Talley designed and built the Carinalli Todd Preserve on Todd Rd and the Slippery Rock Preserve on Occidental Road. Larry is also one of a group of botanists and biologists collaborating with the US Fish and Wildlife Service on the revised Programmatic Biological Opinion for wetland-filling permits issued by the US Army Corps of Engineers. A presentation of Larry's on vernal pool hydrology (Sacramento) at the 1996 California Native Plant Society Vernal Pools Ecosystems Conference can be found at http://www.vernalpools.org/proceedings/contents.pdf.
February 26, 2008: John Hopkins will discuss Habitat Conservation Programs (HCPs) and his recommendations for positive conservation outcomes. John is the President of the Institute for Ecological Health, Steering Committee vice-chair of the South Sacramento HCP and Steering Committee vice-chair of the Yolo Natural Heritage Program. A pdf of John's Regional Conservation Planning in California: A Guide can be found at http://www.cnps.org/cnps/conservation/pdf/CPGUIDE.pdf.