The Carrizo Plain National Monument Advisory Council will meet Saturday at the Carrisa Plains Elementary School to discuss management planning for the monument. The school is about two miles northwest of Soda Lake Road on Highway 58. The public meeting will run from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
There will be a public comment period from 1 to 2 p.m. Lunch will be available for $8 or people may bring one.
“At this meeting, monument staff will outline the process of developing the travel management plan for the monument, provide updated information on continued implementation of the Resource Management Plan and accomplishments,” said Johna Hurl, monument manager.
The 10-member council advises the Secretary of the Interior, through the Bureau of Land Management, on public land issues associated with public land management in the Carrizo Plain National Monument in the southeastern corner of San Luis Obispo County.
Members are Dale Kuhnle, Santa Margarita; Ellen Cypher, Bakersfield; Michael Khus-Zarate, Fresno; Raymond Watson, Bakersfield; Jim Patterson, Atascadero; Carl Twisselman, McKittrick; Raymond Hatch, Taft; Alice Bond-Miller, San Francisco.