Sterling insights el capitan watershedPresentation Transcript
El Capitan Land & Watershed Project Confluence in a Watershed! Summary of 2010 Planning & Public Engagement
For the common good…
Protect and improve habitat and water quality
Increase commitment and participation
For the Back Country Land Trust
and the San Diego River Park Foundation…
Identify key parcels for protection, acquisition and restoration
Develop and leverage expertise, processes, and reputation
El Capitan Land & Watershed Project Why did we do it?
more outreach and community involvement
more awareness among citizens and agencies
more partnerships taking new action already
Momentum for longer-term wins…
new collaborations forming around vision
enthusiasm in community for more
re-usable process tools to further progress
El Capitan Land & Watershed Project
0 . Process Design & Preparation
Two Discovery Events What? Where? WIFM? Vision of Health?
2 . Watershed Tour Get real. Get dusty. Get clear. 3 . Organizational Event Progress? Possibilities? Probabilities? Priorities? Next Steps?
What do we do now? Who does what?
4/1 5/3 and 5/15 5/22 5/24 5/29 El Capitan Land & Watershed Project How? In just 60 days?
El Capitan Land & Watershed Project Who participated? + residents of Alpine and Peutz Valley
El Capitan Land & Watershed Project Major Stakeholders Back Country Land Trust SD Gas & Electric Watershed concerns re: SRPL Alpine Revitalization & Local Groups Vision & Priorities for Alpine County Of SD Watershed restoration specifics for Alpine SDRPF & others Other Authorities & Experts
Klein Edwards Professional Svcs.
Watershed expertise, protection & enforcement Collaboration and expertise exchange City of SD SD River & El Capitan watershed authority
TSDF Land & Watershed Expertise & Funding Other Funding Sources Results: More… Outreach Awareness Involvement Strategies Donations El Capitan Land & Watershed Project
El Capitan Land & Watershed Project Participants in Action! A great start. Needs more promotion.
El Capitan Land & Watershed Project Experts helped us understand our watershed.
El Capitan Land & Watershed Project Their projects inspired and motivated us.
El Capitan Land & Watershed Project Watershed Restoration: a Virtuous Cycle The big picture is starting to come into focus.
El Capitan Land & Watershed Project Getting into the field makes it all real.
El Capitan Land & Watershed Project In the neighborhoods it gets very real.
El Capitan Land & Watershed Project Residents have vision… if you ask them.
El Capitan Land & Watershed Project El Capitan matters to residents. That’s good!
El Capitan Land & Watershed Project Closing Comments – George Barnett Six priority initiatives have emerged.
Expand list of partners
Survey needs/wants of potential partners
Craft a Vision for collaboration to share planning budgets Make a Decision: do we go after 303D federal funding?
Watershed Report Card & Strategic Plan
Conduct survey of proven models
Craft a Vision for leveraging existing access to El Capitan Work out how to win IRWM Grant These accelerate or amplify all the others!
El Capitan Land & Watershed Project Closing Comments – George Barnett Onward!