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Jackson Demonstration State Forest’s Recreation Task Force Will Discuss New Trails and Land Management on July 15

The following is a press release and Meeting Announcement published by the Jackson Demonstration State Forest:

Jackson Demonstration State Forest [Photograph from the United States Forest Service]



Mendocino County, CA- The Jackson Demonstration State Forest Recreation Task Force (RTF) announcement: 

Date: July 15, 2023
Start Time: 9:30 am
End Time: 2:00 pm

CAL FIRE Woodlands Station 
41722 Little Lake Rd, Mendocino
Map and Driving Directions

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9:30 am Introductions 
9:45 Review/Approve Previous Meeting Minutes 
10:00 JDSF Land Use Allocation & Approach to Recreation Discussion 
11:00 Public Trails – Land Management Decisions & Opportunities
New Trail Development, Adoption & Abandonment 

11:45 Depart to Boom Rd, off Little Lake Rd – Trail Abandonment Site 
Resource Considerations

1:00 Depart to Little Lake (408)/Caspar-Little Lake Rd (409) – Trails Considered for Adoption
Previous Recreation Task Force Site Visit (February 2022) 
1:45 Discussion & Public Comment 
2:00 Adjourn 

The Field Tour portion of the meeting will be accessed from the CAL FIRE Woodlands Fire Station via Little Lake  Road, accessible by all vehicles. Description of location will be discussed at meeting location. Please see the ADA  Notice below if you need assistance. 

Please note that times for agenda items are approximate. Items may take more or less time or be taken in a different order. Meeting may end early if all agenda items are completed before scheduled. This meeting may utilize more formal public comment periods, focused on agenda items. 

The public may submit comments in advance via email pertaining to the meeting’s agenda. Please submit public comments to the following email address: JDSF@fire.ca.gov (subject line must contain “RTF Meeting Comment”).  These comments must be submitted by 12:00 pm, July 13th to be considered by the RTF at the meeting. 

The Mission of the Jackson Demonstration State Forest Recreation Task Force (RTF) is to provide advice/recommendations to CAL FIRE regarding issues relevant to the recreation program on JDSF, including issues outlined in the JDSF Management required under Board policy; ongoing implementation issues; and policy matters relevant to JDSF. The 2016 JDSF Forest Management Plan is available at: https://tinyurl.com/JDSF-Forest-Management-Plan

The Charter for the JDSF Recreation Task Force is available on the CAL FIRE website at:  https://tinyurl.com/JAG-Charter

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Meeting Documents, including Agenda, available electronically on Jackson Demonstration State Forest Website and  linked below: https://www.fire.ca.gov/what-we-do/natural-resource-management/demonstration state-forests/jackson-demonstration-state-forest

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