Agenda 8/28/07

Agenda for Elkhorn Slough Early Mitigation Project Meeting
August 28, 2007

Elkhorn Slough National Estuarine Research Reserve
1700 Elkhorn Road
Watsonville, CA 95076

10:00 – Opening/Groundrules

10:30 – Changes/Approval of Minutes for 7/17/07

10:35 – Caltrans 101 – Brief overview of project process/stakeholder involvement

10:45 – Roundtable:
A) Describe your goals for this series of meetings (ie. what brought you to the table?)
B) How can we meet early mitigation needs for transp. projects and conservation goals in this watershed? What changes are needed to support early mitigation?

11:30 – Group Collaborative Agreement(s) – draft agreement statements for ESEMP project

12:00 – Lunch (Provided)

12:45 – Trip to mitigation site (carpool to site, about 10 minutes away)
- Update on mitigation site (Gary Ruggerone/Nancy Siepel/Mark Silberstein/ Carrie Blickenstaff CT Central Region Biologist)

1:45 – Return to Elkhorn Slough Foundation

2:00 – Discussion: Approaches to protecting this location/Funding strategies for this and other acquisitions

2:20 – Next meeting

2:30 - Adjourn