|Data Category||Include in Joint Strategy?||Public Comment Opportunity?||Public Comment Deadline||Document Title||Date Published||Data Gatherer||Data Type||Data Source||Description|
|Executive Order||N-82-20||MLTPA||Link||https://www.gov.ca.gov/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/10.07.2020-EO-N-82-20-.pdf||Orders CNRA to assess California's biodiversity and declares it the goal of the state to conserve at least 30% of California's land and coastal waters by 2030. Signed October 2020.|
|Federal Legislation - Proposed||Outdoor Recreation Act||MLTPA||Link||https://www.congress.gov/bill/117th-congress/senate-bill/3266?s=1&r=4||See Section 302 for a note on conservation financing. This is the response of Deputy Chief Chris French: https://www.energy.senate.gov/services/files/64DF86F0-023B-4171-B926-B744F786A18D|
Please see this summary: https://www.energy.senate.gov/services/files/5919FA4F-7B39-42A1-8D11-004B87FCCA0B
|Federal Legislation - Proposed||Ski Hill Resources for Economic Development (SHRED) Act||MLTPA||Link||https://www.congress.gov/bill/117th-congress/house-bill/3686||Proposed by Senators Michael Bennet and John Barasso, the SHRED Act would ensure National Forests retain 60-75% of the annual fees that ski areas operating within their boundaries. See this summary: https://www.bennet.senate.gov/public/index.cfm/2021/6/bennet-barrasso-introduce-shred-act-to-keep-ski-fees-local-support-winter-recreation|
|Federal Legislation - Proposed||Recreation Not Red Tape Act||MLTPA||Link||https://www.congress.gov/bill/117th-congress/senate-bill/1874/text||Enables Congress to designate protected National Recreation Areas. Simplifies the process of buying national and state recreation passes. Extends the recreation season. Directs land management agencies to develop recreation performance metrics. Adds recreation ot the mission of land management agencies that don't already have it. Helps land managers accept volunteers to conduct stewardship activities.|
Please see this summary: https://www.americanwhitewater.org/content/Article/view/article_id/3vi932SiqP14h3QKkMj8r/
|Federal Legislation - Proposed||SOAR Act||MLTPA||Link||https://www.congress.gov/bill/117th-congress/senate-bill/1229||Simplifies the permitting structure for guides, small businesses, cities, schools, and state universities seeking permits to operate on federal lands.|
|Federal Legislation - Proposed||Outdoors for All||MLTPA||Link||https://www.congress.gov/bill/117th-congress/senate-bill/2887/text||Establishes the Outdoor Recreation Legacy Partnership (ORLP) and guarantees program funding. The program supports urban parks in underserved communities.|
|Federal Legislation - Proposed||Parks, Jobs, and Equity Act||MLTPA||Link||https://www.congress.gov/bill/117th-congress/house-bill/1678||Creates a grant program in the Department of Interior to provide funding to acquire land for recreation, develop public outdoor recreation facilities, improve delivery of public recreation services, and develop Native American event sites and gathering spaces.|
|Federal Legislation - Proposed||Environmental Justice in Recreation Permitting Act||MLTPA||Link||https://www.congress.gov/bill/117th-congress/house-bill/3687/text||Requires the Secretaries of Interior and Agriculture to submit reports to the House on the estimated use of special recreation permits by recreation service providers serving environmental justice communities, relevant policies and case studies, barriers to public land access for providers serving EJ communities, and recommendations for policy or action by Congress to simplify public land access. Recreation service providers will be contacted to provide a voluntary estimate of the number of user days expected by individuals from EJ communities.|
|Federal Legislation - Proposed||Rural Outdoor Investment Act||2/3/2022||MLTPA||Link||https://www.outsideonline.com/outdoor-adventure/environment/rural-outdoor-investment-act-schumer-bennet/||Funds outdoor recreation infrastructure, economic planning, university partnerships, and Main Street revitalization to allow places to adopt recreation economies. Funding comes from the EDA budget.|
|Federal Policy||Maybe||The National Cohesive Wildland Fire Management Strategy||MLTPA||Link||https://www.forestsandrangelands.gov/documents/strategy/strategy/CSPhaseIIINationalStrategyApr2014.pdf||The Strategy lays out how the Departments of Agriculture and Interior will prioritize sites nationwide for fire prevention, community engagement, and firefighting.|
|Research||Climate Change Vulnerability and Adaptation for Infrastructure and Recreation in the Sierra Nevada||In press||MLTPA||Link||https://www.fs.fed.us/psw/publications/documents/psw_gtr2xx_CCVA/||Chapter 5 explores the region's social vulnerability to climate change, including how recreation will be affected.|
|Federal Policy||Maybe||Postfire Restoration Framework for National Forests in California||2/1/2021||MLTPA||Link||https://www.fs.fed.us/psw/publications/documents/psw_gtr270/psw_gtr270.pdf||Presents guiding principles and a five-step process for post-fire restoration in California's forest, chaparral, and sagebrush-steppe ecosystems.|
|Federal Policy||Maybe||Confronting the Wildfire Crisis||MLTPA||Link||https://www.fs.usda.gov/sites/default/files/Confronting-Wildfire-Crisis.pdf||Presents a 10-year USFS strategy, built on the National Cohesive Wildland Fire Management Strategy, to treat and maintain an additional 50 million acres of USFS and other land. The treatments will center on firesheds of around 250,000 acres in size where fire would threaten communities.|
|Federal Policy||Yes||Burned Area Emergency Response (BAER)||MLTPA||Link||https://www.fs.fed.us/naturalresources/watershed/burnedareas-background.shtml||BAER is a USFS program to respond to emergency fire situations and protect life, property, and critical natural and cultural resources. Led by scientists, a BAER assessment usually begins before a wildfire has been fully contained. The goal is to put in time-critical emergency treatments, before full rehabilitation begins.|
|Federal Policy||Creation of National Campground Office and Release of Tools for Managing the Campgrounds in the National Park Service for Second Century||1/27/2022||MLTPA||Link||https://recreationroundtable.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/01/Campground-Initiative-Closeout-Memo-to-Field-.pdf||NPS released a memo announcing the creation of a National Campground Office that aims to improve visitor experiences reserving and visiting campgrounds. The memo also announced a Campground Financial Model for Decision Making that will help decision makers determine campground rates, assess the financial impacts of infrastructure investments, and evaluate the tradeoffs between NPS and concession operated business models. The Model seems to be internal-facing.|
|Federal Policy||National Park Service Campground Design Guidelines||5/1/2021||MLTPA||Link||https://pubs.etic.nps.gov/eTIC/CACO-CHIS/Campground_Design_Guidelines_508.pdf||See the section on inclusive design (pages 18-19).|
|Federal Policy||John D. Dingell Jr. Conservation, Management, and Recreation Act||2019||MLTPA||Link||https://www.congress.gov/bill/116th-congress/senate-bill/47||Authorizes permanent funding for the LWCF; protects funds for California desert national parks, BLM land, and federal wilderness areas; requires federal land management agencies to collect public input regarding places where access to public land should be improved, specifically difficult or impossible to access land parcels.|
|Federal Policy||Yes||Conserving and Restoring America the Beautiful||2021||MLTPA||Link||https://www.doi.gov/sites/doi.gov/files/report-conserving-and-restoring-america-the-beautiful-2021.pdf||Report on the first year of progress towards the federal government's 30x30 goal. Outlines strategic principles and actions.|
|Research||Who Started, Stopped, and Continued Participating in Outdoor Recreation during the COVID-19 Pandemic in the United States? Results from a National Panel Study||11/4/2021||MLTPA||Link||https://www.mdpi.com/2073-445X/10/12/1396||Survey research describes the demographics of people who stopped and started recreating outside across the country during the pandemic.|
|Research||Understanding and Building Wilderness Management Partnerships with Indigenous Peoples and Communities||2011||MLTPA||Link||https://www.fs.usda.gov/treesearch/pubs/38775||Provides a model for land managers and NGOs to partner with indigenous tribes on wilderness management, alongside examples of existing partnerships.|
|Research||Contemporary Wilderness and American Indian Cultures||8/1/2007||MLTPA||Link||https://wild.org/wp-content/uploads/2010/01/Contemporary-Wilderness-American-Cultures-Greg-Hansen.pdf||Compares the points of view of the federal government and tribes on the value of wilderness. Provides examples of federal and tribal co-management of the Wheeler Peak Wilderness near Taos.|
|Research||Tribal Wilderness Toolbox||MLTPA||Link||https://wilderness.net/practitioners/toolboxes/tribal-wilderness/default.php||Various articles that describe the role of wilderness in Indigenous cultures and tribal wilderness management topics. The fifth article on "Management of Tribal Wilderness..." gives many examples of different land designations and uses.|
|Research||Voices of My Ancestors, Their Bones Talk to Me: How to Balance US Forest Service Rules and Regulations with Traditional Values and Culture of American Indians||2007||MLTPA||Link||https://www.humanecologyreview.org/pastissues/her141/floodandmcavoy.pdf||Reports on surveys and interviews with Salish and Kootenai Tribal members in Montana about their relationship with national forests, USFS personnel, and other land users, and gives recommendations from Tribal members to land managers.|
|Research||The InterTribal Sinkyone Wilderness||4/2010||MLTPA||Link||https://wild.org/wp-content/uploads/2010/03/Rosales-Apr10-IJW-Vol16_no1-web2.pdf||Describes the history of the Sinkyone acquisition of 4,000 acres along the Lost Coast, as well as their wilderness stewardship collaborations with CA State Parks.|
|Research||The Changing Dynamic of Latinx Outdoor Recreation on National and State Public Lands||2020||MLTPA||Link||https://www.fs.fed.us/rm/pubs_journals/2020/rmrs_2020_flores_d001.pdf||Presents survey results about recreation activity preferences, perceptions of public lands, and sense of belongingness among Latinxs.|
|Research||Climate Change and Recreation in the Western United States: Effects and Opportunities for Adaptation||2022||MLTPA||Link||https://academic.oup.com/jof/advance-article/doi/10.1093/jofore/fvab072/6530105?guestAccessKey=259cd0b3-4f53-4029-b4c8-560c83f71653|
|Similar Models||2021 Report to the Governor on Utah's Land, Water, and Air||Danna Stroud||Link||https://www.usu.edu/ilwa/files/report-2021.pdf||Outdoor recreation section begins on page 58.|
|Similar Models||Framework for Resilience: Tahoe-Central Sierra Initative||MLTPA||Link||https://sierranevada.ca.gov/wp-content/uploads/sites/326/2021/03/TCSI-FrameworkForResilience.pdf||This is the graphic document TCSI produced to describe their resilience pillars, components, and metrics.|
|Similar Models||Framework for Promoting Socio-ecological Resilience|
Across Forested Landscapes in the Sierra Nevada
|MLTPA||Link||https://sierranevada.ca.gov/wp-content/uploads/sites/326/2020/10/TCSIframework.pdf||This is the white paper that accompanies the TCSI's graphic Framework for Resilience.|
|State Budget 2021-22||California State Budget 2021-22||MLTPA||Link||https://leginfo.legislature.ca.gov/faces/billNavClient.xhtml?bill_id=202120220AB128||AB-128 Budget Act of 2021-22; approved by Governor June 28, 2021.|
|State Budget 2021-22||California State Budget Amendment 2021-22||MLTPA||Link||https://leginfo.legislature.ca.gov/faces/billNavClient.xhtml?bill_id=202120220SB129||SB-129 Amendment to Budget Act of 2021-22; approved by Governor July 21, 2021.|
|State Budget 2021-22||California State Budget Amendment 2021-22||MLTPA||Link||https://leginfo.legislature.ca.gov/faces/billTextClient.xhtml?bill_id=202120220SB170||SB-170 Amendment to Budget Act of 2021-22; approved by Governor September 23, 2021.|
|State Budget 2021-22||Public Resources Trailer Bill||MLTPA||Link||https://leginfo.legislature.ca.gov/faces/billNavClient.xhtml?bill_id=202120220SB155||SB-155 Public Resources Trailer Bill 2021-22; approved by Governor September 23, 2021.|
|State Budget 2021-22||California State Budget 2021-22 Trailer Bill||Danna Stroud; provided by Doug Houston at Houston Magnani and Associates.||Dropbox File||https://www.dropbox.com/s/41bfh2b2lao8p3e/Resources%20Funding%20Packages%20%28TM%29.xlsx?dl=0||Summary of funding associated with the climate & fire resiliency budget pursuant to SB-155 and SB-170.|
|State Budget 2021-22||California State Budget Addendum 2021-22||Danna Stroud; provided by Doug Houston at Houston Magnani and Associates.||Dropbox File||https://www.dropbox.com/s/q3c17x80pv4plzc/Department%20of%20Finance%20Budget%20Addendum.pdf?dl=0||California State Budget Addendum 2021-22 summary, released by the California Department of Finance.|
|State Policy||Pathways to 30x30 Website||MLTPA||Link||https://www.californianature.ca.gov/pages/30x30||The Pathways to 30x30 website houses the 30x30 strategy document and CA Nature database.|
|State Policy||Yes||Yes||2/15/2022||Pathways to 30x30 Working Draft||MLTPA||Link||https://www.californianature.ca.gov/pages/30x30||As ordered by N-82-20, the Pathways to 30x30 document lays out strategies for achieving 30% of lands and waters conserved by 2030. Select the link on the website to access the draft PDF. Public comments accepted until 2/15/2022.|
|State Policy||Pathways to 30x30 Appendix A: Regional Opportunities||MLTPA||Link||https://www.californianature.ca.gov/pages/30x30||Link on website to Appendix A.|
|State Policy||Expanding Nature-Based Solutions||MLTPA||Link||https://resources.ca.gov/Initiatives/Expanding-Nature-Based-Solutions||This document responds to Governor Newsom's call in N-82-20 to implement nature-based solutions to deliver on California's climate change goals. Public comments accepted until 11/24/2021.|
|State Policy||Yes||Access for All||MLTPA||Link||https://resources.ca.gov/Initiatives/Access-for-All||This program advances the equity component of N-82-20. The state will start the program with a statewide listening tour in 2022.|
|State Policy||CA Nature||MLTPA||Link||https://www.californianature.ca.gov/pages/ca-nature||CA Nature is a suite of data tools for measuring the state's progress on biodiversity, access, and climate, as well as informing decisions on project prioritization.|
|State Policy||California State Park Adventure Pass||MLTPA||Link||https://www.parks.ca.gov/AdventurePass?utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery||A three-year pilot program that waives day-use entrance fees to state parks for fourth graders and their families at 19 state parks. Results from AB-148/SB-129. Part of the Outdoors for All initiative.|
|State Policy||California State Library Parks Pass||MLTPA||Link||https://www.parks.ca.gov/?page_id=30806&utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery||A two-year pilot that lets library patrons check out a pass to gain free day-use entry to most state parks. Part of the Outdoors for All initiative.|
|State Policy||Golden Bear Pass||MLTPA||Link||https://cdss.ca.gov/goldenbearpass||This program grants free entry to most state parks to recipients of CalWORKs. State Parks and the California Department of Social Services (CDSS) partnered to improve the pass application system. Part of the Outdoors for All initiative.|
|State Policy||Maybe||Draft Extreme Heat Action Plan||MLTPA||Link||https://resources.ca.gov/-/media/CNRA-Website/Files/Initiatives/Climate-Resilience/Draft-Extreme-Heat-Action-Plan-ADA.pdf||Sets out actions for the state to address extreme heat, organized around: 1) public notification; 2) community services; 3) resilience of built environment; and 4) nature-based solutions.|
|State Policy||California Wildfire & Forest Resilience Task Force Organizational Charter||MLTPA||Link||https://fmtf.fire.ca.gov/media/yk0muyp3/wfr-task-force-charter_october-2021.pdf||Explains the origin, structure, and guiding documents of the Task Force.|
|State Policy||Yes||California's Wildfire and Forest Resilience Action Plan||MLTPA||Link||https://fmtf.fire.ca.gov/media/cjwfpckz/californiawildfireandforestresilienceactionplan.pdf||Key actions 3.13 and 3.14 direct our working group's work.|
|State Policy||Yes||Agreement for Shared Stewardship of California's Forests and Rangelands||MLTPA||Link||https://www.gov.ca.gov/wp-content/uploads/2020/08/8.12.20-CA-Shared-Stewardship-MOU.pdf||Action 7 directs California and the USFS to improve access to sustainable recreation.|
|State Policy||N-15-19||MLTPA||Link||https://www.gov.ca.gov/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/6.18.19-Executive-Order.pdf||2019 EO apologizing for the violent and discriminatory actions of the State of California toward California Native Americans. Establishes the Truth and Healing Council to report on the relationship between California and California Native Americans. Encourages state agencies to communicate and consult with tribes.|
|State Policy||Statement of Administration Policy on Native American Ancestral Lands||MLTPA||Link||https://www.gov.ca.gov/wp-content/uploads/2020/09/9.25.20-Native-Ancestral-Lands-Policy.pdf||Encourages state agencies to support tribes' co-management of and access to state natural lands, and to work with tribes that are interested in acquiring state natural lands in excess of state needs.|
|State Policy||Maybe||Regions Rise Together||MLTPA||Link||http://opr.ca.gov/economic-development/regions-rise.html||Regions Rise Together is an OPR economic development policy, aimed at improving the affordability and job opportunities in inland California, while better connecting the coasts to the interior of the state.|
|Similar Models||North Coast Partnership GIS Data||2018||MLTPA||Link||https://northcoastresourcepartnership.org/data/||Shows a map of North Coast data, including economically disadvantaged communities, tribal lands, watershed areas, water providers, 303d waters, wilderness lands, protected marine areas, critical habitat, and areas of special biological significance. No data are shown about recreation.|
|Similar Models||North Coast Partnership RFFC Block Grant Subaward Technical Assistance Program||2022||MLTPA||Link||https://northcoastresourcepartnership.org/site/assets/uploads/2021/12/NCRP-Technical-Assistance-Application_12-2021.pdf||NCRP is offering project development technical assistance to respond to upcoming grant opportunities through the NCRP Regional Forest & Fire Capacity (RFFC) program and other funding programs. Technical assistance includes site assessment, data analysis, cost estimates, permitting, project design, etc. Awardees will receive technical assistance and $5,000-$15,000 in funding support.|
|Research||Outdoor Recreation Satellite Account, U.S. and States, 2020||11/9/2021||MLTPA||Link||https://www.bea.gov/news/2021/outdoor-recreation-satellite-account-us-and-states-2020||Report from the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) on the value of the outdoor recreation economy in every state in 2020. See the Related Materials tab for a table on the value of outdoor recreation in California, which is estimated at $44,498,223,000, or $44.5 billion, and 488,755 jobs. The table is saved in 025_36/21_Research|
|Research||California wildland fires burning mostly in non-forests||1/1/2022||MLTPA||Link||https://static1.squarespace.com/static/545a90ede4b026480c02c5c7/t/61f20089315ea1010c6424fb/1643249802520/Calhoun_CFSC_RB_F.pdf||Research demonstrates that in the last 20 years, most wildfires in California have burned in non-conifer ecoystems (64% of the acreage), while only 30% of academic literature and 43% of news media have focused on non-forest wildfire in California.|
|State Policy||Yes||California's 2021–2025 Statewide Comprehensive Outdoor Recreation Plan (SCORP)||3/1/2022||MLTPA||Link||https://www.parksforcalifornia.org/scorp/2021||The SCORP is a five-year plan that establishes grant priorities to address unmet needs for public outdoor recreation land throughout California. To recommend priorities and help shape the vision for California's next SCORP (2026-2030), please email your recommendations to SCORP@parks.ca.gov.|
|State Legislation - Proposed||AB-1789 Outdoor recreation: California Trails Commission: Trails Corps Program: grant program.||2/3/2022||MLTPA||Link||https://leginfo.legislature.ca.gov/faces/billNavClient.xhtml?bill_id=202120220AB1789||This bill would create the California Trails Commission, to consist of 8 specified members, within the agency to promote policies and investment opportunities that maximize the health, fitness, and social benefits of nonmotorized natural surface trails, trail networks, and greenway corridors. The bill would require the agency to assign a California Trails Coordinator to staff the commission and report to the secretary of the agency.|
This bill would create the Trails Corps Program within the corps to provide training, education, and skills implementation in the advancements of sustainable trails, trail landscaping, and the designing, and best management practices for the operations and maintenance, of nonmotorized natural surface trails.
This bill would appropriate $75,000,000 from the General Fund to the agency for competitive grants to specified entities to provide nonmotorized infrastructure development and enhancements, as specified. On and after June 30, 2023, the bill would continuously appropriate $15,000,000 each year from the General Fund to the agency for the competitive grant program described above. The bill would require the agency to ensure that at least 40% of those grant moneys directly benefit underresourced communities, as defined.
This funding would be the first ongoing state-sponsored funding source for natural surface trail investments.
|State Policy||Safeguarding California Plan: 2018 Update||1/1/2018||MLTPA||Link||https://resources.ca.gov/CNRALegacyFiles/docs/climate/safeguarding/update2018/safeguarding-california-plan-2018-update.pdf||Catalogues ongoing actions and recommendations from 38 state agencies to protect infrastructure, communities, and the natural environment from climate change.|
Presents of structure of overarching principles (ex: consider climate in all aspects of government), chapters (climate justice), goals (actively partner with communities), themes (develop and implement best practices for engagement), and actions (highlight case studies that demonstrate successful partnerships).
|State Policy||AB 32 Climate Change Scoping Plan||In Progress||MLTPA||Link||https://ww2.arb.ca.gov/our-work/programs/ab-32-climate-change-scoping-plan||The Scoping Plan details how California will reduce GHG emissions ot 1990 levels by 2020. The plan must be updated every 5 years, including 2022.|
|State Policy||Yes||Draft Natural and Working Lands Climate Smart Strategy||10/11/2021||MLTPA||Link||https://resources.ca.gov/-/media/CNRA-Website/Files/Initiatives/Expanding-Nature-Based-Solutions/FINAL_DesignDraft_NWL_100821_508-opt.pdf||Offers priority NBS for protecting different ecosystem types.|
|State Policy||Statewide Microplastics Strategy||2/1/2022||MLTPA||Link||https://www.opc.ca.gov/webmaster/ftp/pdf/agenda_items/20220223/Item_6_Exhibit_A_Statewide_Microplastics_Strategy.pdf||Mentions recreation as it pertains to fishing and boating microplastics and trash at high-use beaches.|
|State Policy||California Simplifies Annual Day Use Pass Program for CalWORKs Families||3/3/2022||MLTPA||Link||https://www.parks.ca.gov/NewsRelease/1063||CA State Parks and CA Dept of Social Services have made it easier for CalWORKs families to receive a free annual day-use pass to 200+ state parks and beaches.|
|State Policy||State Agency Sea-Level Rise Action Plan for California||2/1/2022||MLTPA||Link||https://www.opc.ca.gov/webmaster/_media_library/2022/02/Item-7_Exhibit-A_SLR-Action-Plan-Final.pdf||Advocates for the coordination of 15+ state agencies on sea-level rise adaptation. Many State Beaches and nearby campgrounds are at risk of complete erosion and loss of structures.|
|State Policy||Transforming Environmental Restoration: Progress on the Cutting Green Tape Initiative||3/17/2022||MLTPA||Link||https://resources.ca.gov/-/media/CNRA-Website/Files/Initiatives/Green-Tape/update-20220317/CNRA-Report--Transforming-Environmental-Restoration--Progress-on-the-Cutting-Green-Tape-Initiative.pdf||Primary strategy areas are: |
1. Improve permitting and regulatory processes to expedite approvals for environmental restoration.
2. Clairfy and improve the use of CEQA exemptions.
3. SImplify grant and loan programs.
4. Enhance communication, coordination, and collaboration across agencies and NGOs to better deliver restoration.
|Research||Maybe||Outdoor Recreation Roundtable Rural Development Toolkit||MLTPA||Link||https://recreationroundtable.org/rural-development-toolkit/||Guidebook for how to plan a rural outdoor recreation economy.|
|Research||Maybe||Bureau of Economic Analysis Report on Outdoor Recreation 2020||11/9/2021||MLTPA||Link||https://www.bea.gov/data/special-topics/outdoor-recreation||See the various tables and reports in the lower half of the page. |
In 2020, outdoor recreation added $44,498,223,000 ($44.5B) in value to the California economy. It employed 488,755 people and created $25,765,580,000 ($25.8B) in wages.
|Federal Legislation - Proposed||S.1461 - Transit to Trails Act||MLTPA||Link||https://www.congress.gov/bill/117th-congress/senate-bill/1461/text||Establishes "a program to award grants to entities that provide transportation connectors from critically underserved urban communities and rural communities to green spaces."|
|Similar Models||Agreement for Recreation Shared Stewardship Between the State of Nevada and Federal Government||3/23/2022||MLTPA||Link||http://dcnr.nv.gov/uploads/documents/NV-Rec-Agmnt.pdf||Commits Nevada and federal land management agencies to creating a strategic plan for sustainable outdoor recreation based on collaboration, supporting healthy communities and economies, and promoting environmental stewardship using shared messaging.|
|State Policy||Maybe||California Climate Adaptation Strategy||4/1/2022||MLTPA||Link||https://climateresilience.ca.gov/||Published jointly by CNRA and OPR, the Strategy lays out priorities, goal areas, and actions at the state and regional levels. The Strategy "links together the state's climate adaptation efforts, showing how they fit together to achieve California's six cliamte resilience priorities." It is required by AB 1482 (2015).|
|State Budget 2021-2022||CALBIKE’S $10M E-BIKE AFFORDABILITY CAMPAIGN||MLTPA||Link||https://www.calbike.org/bike_purchase_incentives/||CARB will issue $10M in e-bike purchase incentives in the next FY.|
|Federal Legislation - Proposed||Yes||E-BIKE Act||2/12/2021||MLTPA||Link||https://www.cyclingweekly.com/news/product-news/proposed-us-e-bike-tax-credit-could-kickstart-bidens-clean-energy-revolution-490555||Congressman Jimmy Panetta (Central Coast) proposed a consumer tax break that would cover 30% of the cost of purchasing an e-bike.|
|Research||Exclusionary Effects of Campsite Allocation through Reservations in U.S. National Parks: Evidence from Mobile Device Location Data||3/1/2022||MLTPA||Link||https://www.researchgate.net/publication/359329284_Exclusionary_Effects_of_Campsite_Allocation_through_Reservations_in_US_National_Parks_Evidence_from_Mobile_Device_Location_Data||Exploratory research suggesting that federal campground reservation prove exclusionary toward lower income and BIPOC individuals. The authors also present a research agenda to further understand DEI issues in campground reservations.|
|State Policy||California's Strategic Plan for Expanding the Use of Beneficial Fire||3/1/2022||MLTPA||Link||https://fmtf.fire.ca.gov/media/wmnj23l2/californias-strategic-plan-for-expanding-the-use-of-beneficial-fire.pdf||Provides a roadmap to increasing the pace and scale of forest management activities through 2025, with the goal of treating 400,000 aces annually by 2025. See the key commitments of various agencies on page 4.|
|State Policy||California Vegetation Treatment Program (CalVTP)||2019||MLTPA||Link||https://bof.fire.ca.gov/projects-and-programs/calvtp/||A CAL FIRE program intended to streamline the CEQA, CDFW, and Water Resources Control Board approval processes for vegetation treatments.|
The program has faced challenges with adoption among foresters and landowners. It has seen use with the Yuba Water Agency and Butte County Resource Conservation District. https://www.capradio.org/articles/2022/04/12/newsom-hailed-this-critical-wildfire-prevention-program-two-years-on-it-hasnt-completed-a-single-project/
|Federal Policy||U.S. Department of the Interior -- Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act -- Wildfire Risk Five-Year Monitoring, Maintenance, and Treatment Plan||4/1/2022||MLTPA||Link||https://www.doi.gov/sites/doi.gov/files/bil-5-year-wildfire-risk-mmt-plan.04.2022.owf_.final_.pdf||The DOI 5-year counterpart to the USFS 10-Year Wildfire Crisis Strategy. This strategy focuses on treatment of 7.1 million acres of DOI land with a high or very high likelihood of exposure to wildfires. DOI commits to increasing the pace and scale of treatments by working with partners on landscape-scale projects, rather than small-scale treatments.|
|Similar Models||North Yuba Forest Partnership||4/13/2022||MLTPA||Link||https://yubanet.com/regional/north-yuba-forest-partnership-gains-national-support-for-forest-resilience-work-in-north-yuba-river-watershed/||The USFS announced that the North Yuba Forest Partnership would be one of its first 10 landscapes to receive significant funding under the 10-Year Wildfire Crisis Strategy. Established in 2019, NYFP members include Blue Forest, NFF, Tahoe NF, Yuba Water Agency, South Yuba River Citizens League, Sierra County, Nevada City Rancheria, The Nature Conservancy, and the Camptonville Community Partnership. NYFP identifies recreation as a vital resource to protect.|
|Research||Spending patterns of outdoor recreation visitors to national forests||2017||MLTPA||Link||https://www.fs.usda.gov/pnw/publications/spending-patterns-outdoor-recreation-visitors-national-forests|
|Federal Policy||Yes||Equity Action Plan Summary: U.S. Department of the Interior||2022||MLTPA||Link||https://www.whitehouse.gov/wp-content/uploads/2022/04/DOI-EO13985-equity-summary.pdf||Some key points:|
- DOI will collect more equity-related data that would allow DOI to assess whether underserved communities have equitable access to recreation. Results will support tailored programming.
- DOI will increase opportunities for underserved communities to access public lands and expand access to recreation services in urban communities.
Document produced under EO 13985.
|Federal Policy||Maybe||Equity Action Plan Summary: U.S. Department of Agriculture||2022||MLTPA||Link||https://www.whitehouse.gov/wp-content/uploads/2022/04/USDA-EO13985-equity-summary.pdf||Some key points: |
- USDA will partner with tecnical assistance providers to expand access to USDA programs in underserved communities.
- The USDA Equity Commission will produce a set of recommendations in late 2022.
Document produced under EO 13985.
|Research||Maybe||The Power of Parks to Address Climate Change: A Special Report||5/1/2022||Danna Stroud||Link||https://www.tpl.org/parks-address-climate-change-report||Report that shows the availability of park space in American cities and offers suggestions for how cities can use nature-based solutions to design parks that are climate resilient.|
|State Policy||Wildfire Resilience Program||5/5/2022||MLTPA||Link||https://resources.ca.gov/Initiatives/Forest-Stewardship/Wildfire-Resilience-Program?utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery||See the bottom of this page for Airtables on how the state budget is being spent on wildfire projects.|
|State Policy||Maybe||Yes||6/23/2022||Ocean Protection Council Draft Equity Plan||5/1/2022||MLTPA||Link||https://www.opc.ca.gov/webmaster/_media_library/2022/05/OPC-Equity-Plan-Draft_5.9.22_final.pdf||The OPC Equity Plan represents OPC’s commitment to advancing equity across ocean and coastal policies and actions in California and strengthening internal efforts to create a more inclusive workplace and workforce for California’s coasts and ocean.|
|Research||Maybe||Increasing Collaborative Capacity and Infrastructure for Landscape Stewardship||8/1/2022||Kevin Wright||Link||https://calandscapestewardshipnetwork.org/sites/default/files/2022-08/CollabCapacity_and_Infrastructure_Final_August_2022_0.pdf|