Public Outreach Plan Posted

The public outreach plan has been finalized and is posted here for review. It contains a summary of the public input received throughout the month of April, 2011, which included public meetings, focus group sessions, interviews and an online survey. The appendix contains letters received during the outreach phase.

Final Public Outreach Report

Appendix A

If you would like a copy of the report due to difficulty downloading the files, please contact h2d communications at or 530-577-5347 to request a copy.

Here is the link to the Independence Lake Preserve information page on the Nature Conservancy website. It has all the details about recreation options this summer.

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Recreation and Management Online Survey Now Complete

Thank you to the almost 800 of you who completed the online survey! The Nature Conservancy and its partners greatly appreciate your input. The survey results have been included in a final public input report.

Here is the final public outreach report:
Final Public Outreach Report
Again, thank you for taking the time to provide important feedback.

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Independence Lake Preserve Blog Website

Welcome to the Independence Lake Preserve website. This website contains information about the recent purchase of the property around Independence Lake by the Nature Conservancy (TNC).  The Truckee Donner Land Trust (TDLT) is a partner in management of the property. This website will also be the main location for information related to gathering public input on the recreation and access management plan for the preserve.

New articles and information about Independence Lake will be updated throughout 2011.

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Feb. 28, 2011 Meeting

A meeting was facilitated at the Sierra Nevada Conservancy office between representatives of The Nature Conservancy (TNC), Congressman Tom McClintock’s office, and Sierra and Nevada Counties to discuss process and public outreach in TNC’s development of a management plan for Independence Lake.  Two resulting items are attached: a list of meeting attendees with contact information, and a statement from Congressman McClintock which was delivered by Rocky Deal.



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