South Yuba River plan available for comment |

South Yuba River plan available for comment

The first draft of the South Yuba River Comprehensive Management Plan is available for formal public comment.

The draft comprises the community’s recommendations for land management of the South Yuba River on public lands within a quarter mile north and south of the ordinary high water mark between Lake Englebright and Lake Spaulding.

If you are currently on the mailing list, you will receive a copy of the plan on compact disc (CD) in the mail. An electronic version of the plan is also available on the Web site:

A comment form is supplied with the CD. It is recommended, but not required, that comments be submitted on the form provided with the CD.

Mail all comments to: South Yuba River Comprehensive Management Plan, c/o California State Parks Sierra Gold Sector, 10556 East Empire St., Grass Valley, CA 95945, Attn: Lorna Dobrovolny.

The public will have 30 days to review and comment on the draft. The deadline for comments is March 1.

Following the review period, the managing agencies will conduct a joint environmental review of the plan. The review will likely result in additional plan alternatives for final consideration.

The public will have a second opportunity to review and comment on the recommended alternative some time in May. A decision on the recommended alternative is tentatively scheduled for June.

A public meeting will take place on from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 15 at the L.O.V.E. Building in Condon Park, Grass Valley. Technical specialists will be available on an informal basis to answer questions and receive written comments. Directions to the L.O.V.E. Building are available on the Web site:

For more information, e-mail the South Yuba River Management Plan at or call the hotline at 530-272-6356.

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