North Coast Resource Partnership April 2017 Meetings
APRIL 20, 2017
North Coast Resource Partnership Quarterly Policy Review Panel & Technical Peer Review Committee Meeting
Westside Water Education Center, 9703 Wohler Rd, Healdsburg
APRIL 21, 2017
Laguna de Santa Rosa Foundation, Heron Hall, 900 Sanford Road, Santa Rosa
To plan for meeting materials and refreshment, please let us know if you will be attending the event. To RSVP or for more information, please contact Katherine Gledhill at firstname.lastname@example.org or 707.795.1235.
9:30 Continental breakfast, coffee, tea
10:00 Tribal Prayer and Welcome
Representatives from Kashia Band of Pomo Indians of the Stewarts Point Rancheriaand Federated Indians of Graton Rancheria
10:20 NCRP Welcome and Introductions
North Coast Resource Partnership (NCRP) Policy Review Panel Chair Trinity County Supervisor Judy Morris
10:30 Welcome to the 2nd Assembly District, State Assemblymember Jim Wood
10:40 Welcome to Sonoma County
James Gore and Lynda Hopkins Sonoma County Supervisors & NCRP Policy Review Panel members
10:50 Welcome to the Laguna de Santa Rosa Foundation, Heron Hall
Kevin Munroe, Executive Director, Laguna de Santa Rosa Foundation
10:55 First Annual NCRP Jimmy Smith Leadership Award
Honoring the memory of NCRP Founding Chairman Jimmy Smith
NCRP Policy Review Panel Chair, Trinity County Supervisor Judy Morris
11:05 NCRP Leadership – Meaning & Impact of the NRCP
Perspectives on the NCRP from Tribal and County Policy Review Panel Members
NCRP Policy Review Panel
11:20 Strategic Opportunities: A State of California Perspective
Vision for California’s rural regions – resilient communities, watersheds and economies
Panel Chair & Facilitator: James Gore, NCRP Policy Review Panel & Sonoma County Board of Supervisors
12:00 Strategic Opportunities: Facilitated Audience Discussion
12:30 LUNCH - CERES Community Project
1:30 Outcomes & Innovation from Investment in the North Coast Region
What has been the return on investment from planning, projects and collaborations in the North Coast region – for communities, watersheds and economies
Panel Chair & Facilitator: Sandra Perez, Trinity County RC & D, NCRP Technical Peer Review Committee Chair
2:30 Outcomes & Innovation from Investment in the North Coast Region: Facilitated Audience Discussion
3:00 Meaningful Outcomes from Engaging with Tribal and Rural Disadvantaged Communities
The North Coast region includes severely economically disadvantaged communities. NCRP, Tribal, State, and local governments investments to address failing built infrastructure and natural systems have had substantial positive impacts on the land, in communities and for local economies.
Panel Chair & Facilitator: NCRP Policy Review Panel Member
3:30 Meaningful Outcomes from Engaging with Tribal and Rural Disadvantaged Communities: Facilitated Audience Discussion
4:00 The Future: Priorities and Opportunities for the North Coast Region
How best can the North Coast Resource Partnership – working with its partners – move forward an ambitious vision for a healthy North Coast region with functional built and natural infrastructure and thriving communities and economies.
Panel Chair: Grant Davis, General Manager, Sonoma County Water Agency
4:30 Integrated Discussion: Priorities and Opportunities for the North Coast Region
Grant Davis, General Manager, Sonoma County Water Agency
4:50 Summing Up & Next Steps
Judy Morris, NCRP Chair and Trinity County Supervisor
Leaf Hillman, Director of Natural Resources, Karuk Tribe
DRIVING DIRECTIONS: From Hwy 101, take Hwy 12 West towards Sebastopol (Go 3.4 miles) At the first streetlight, turn right on Fulton Road, then take the first immediate left onto Occidental Road (Go straight on Occidental Rd. 3.2 miles). Turn right on Sanford Road, and the Laguna Foundation driveway is the first on the right.
LOCATION: The Laguna Environmental Center is located on historic Stone Farm, a City of Santa Rosa property along the Laguna near northeast Sebastopol, at the corner of Occidental Road and Sanford Road. The address is 900 Sanford Road, Santa Rosa, CA 95401.
NOTE!!! DO NOT USE GOOGLE MAPS OR MAPQUEST TO FIND IT, as online directions usually guide people to nearby Bravo Toro Lane, but it is a dead-end road and there is no access to Heron Hall or the Laguna Environmental Center from there!