CDF Report on
On August 6, CDF reported to the
Board of Forestry on the public comments received and the status of
responses to these comments. In a word, the response was
CDF received 4800 comments, 350 of
which contained distinct individual comments requiring detailed
details of the CDF report to the Board of Forestry.
Selected Expert EIR
Below are links to the complete text
of comments from a sampling of experts. Many of these comments are
in "pdf" format, which require an Adobe Acrobat Reader. If you download
pdf files and unable to read them, you can download a
Adobe Acrobat Reader.
Bailey, recently retired Chair of the Sierra Club Forest
legal counsel to the Campaign.
Harrington, concerned citizen (PDF file, requires
Higgins, consulting fisheries biologist (PDF file, requires
Chapter President, Dorothy King Young Chapter, California Native Plant
Jirak, Forestry Program Coordinator, California Native Plant Society
(PDF file, requires
Strittholt, Ph. D., Director, Landscape Ecologist, Conservation
Taylor, Ph. D., Executive Director, Campaign to Restore Jackson
State Redwood Forest (PDF file, requires
Acrobat Reader). Provides evidence that the the
Draft Management Plan seriously over-estimates forest inventory and
growth, that the new inventory system is not trusted within CDF, and that
law and policy on maximum sustainable yield have not been followed.
by Tanya Smart and Brent Wright, Jackson Forest neighbors who
recently experienced the effects of major logging in Hare Creek.
Leona Walden, Mendocino resident and long-time recreation user of
Coordinator, Save the Redwoods/Boycott the Gap Campaign
Comments and Analysis of the Management Plan
Analysis of the Management Plan with
Suggested EIR Comments, by Kathy Bailey, recently retired Chair of
the Sierra Club Forest Conservation Committee.
Preliminary Analysis of the Management Plan, Jim Strittholt, Ph.
D., Director, Landscape Ecologist, Conservation Biology Institute