Background Information

Introductory Reading Materials
Meeting Presentations
Reports
Submitted Documents and Comments

Introductory Reading Materials

A collection of documents that have been used to help guide the strategic vision process. These documents are a good starting point for anyone interested in participating in the strategic vision process.

AB 2376 (Huffman, 2010)

Department of Fish and Game: Updates on the DFG's Seven Strategic Initiatives (2011)

California Fish and Game Commission: Fish and Game Commission Strategic Plan (1998)

PG&E Presentation - Aug. 18, 2011 Blue Ribbon Citizen Commission Meeting

Department of Fish and Game/Fish and Game Commission Presentation - July 21, 2011 Blue Ribbon Citizen Commission Meeting

Legislative Analyst's Office Presentation - July 21, 2011 Blue Ribbon Citizen Commission Meeting

Defenders of Wildlife Presentation - July 21, 2011 Blue Ribbon Citizen Commission Meeting

California Outdoor Heritage Alliance Presentation - July 21, 2011 Blue Ribbon Citizen Commission Meeting

Caltrans Presentation - July 21, 2011 Blue Ribbon Citizen Commission Meeting

Coalition Letter - July 15, 2011

Meeting Presentations

A collection of presentations that have been delivered at strategic vision meetings.

Department of Fish and Game/Fish and Game Commission Presentation - July 21, 2011 Blue Ribbon Citizen Commission Meeting

Legislative Analyst's Office Presentation - July 21, 2011 Blue Ribbon Citizen Commission Meeting

Defenders of Wildlife Presentation - July 21, 2011 Blue Ribbon Citizen Commission Meeting

California Outdoor Heritage Alliance Presentation - July 21, 2011 Blue Ribbon Citizen Commission Meeting

Caltrans Presentation - July 21, 2011 Blue Ribbon Citizen Commission Meeting

PG&E Presentation - Aug. 18, 2011 Blue Ribbon Citizen Commission Meeting

Bagley-Keene Presentation - Aug. 19, 2011 Stakeholder Advisory Group Meeting

DFG Organizational Structure Presentation - Aug. 19, 2011 Stakeholder Advisory Group Meeting

DFG Finance Presentation - Aug. 19, 2011 Stakeholder Advisory Group Meeting

Science in the Department of Fish and Game - Sept. 1, 2011 Stakeholder Advisory Science Working Group Meeting

DFG Office of Communications, Education and Outreach Presentation - Sept. 6, 2011 Stakeholder Advisory Communications, Education and Outreach Working Group Meeting

DFG Finance Presentation - Sept. 8, 2011 Stakeholder Advisory Sustainable Financing Working Group

Legislative Analyst's Office Presentation - Sept. 14, 2011 Executive Committee/Blue Ribbon Citizen Commission Joint Meeting

East Contra Costa County Habitat Conservancy Presentation - Sept. 14, 2011 Executive Committee/Blue Ribbon Citizen Commission Joint Meeting

DFG iDesk Presentation - Sept. 20, 2011 Stakeholder Advisory Science Working Group

DFG Unfunded and Underfunded Mandates Presentation - Sept. 21, 2011 Stakeholder Advisory Regulatory and Permitting Working Group

DFG Fish and Wildlife Strategic Vision Proposed Actions Presentation - Jan. 5, 2012 Blue Ribbon Citizen Commission/Stakeholder Advisory Group Joint Meeting

DFG Selected Unfunded and Under-Funded Mandates Presentation - Mar. 1, 2012 Blue Ribbon Citizen Commission/Stakeholder Advisory Group Joint Meeting

Reports

A collection of past publications and studies related to the Department of Fish and Game and the Fish and Game Commission. A more detailed version of this list is being used in the barriers to implementation assessment.

Joint Legislative Budget Committee: Report on Survey, Department of Fish and Game (1958)

Department of Fish and Game: Manpower and Staffing Criteria Survey of the Wildlife Protection Branch (1966)

Department of Fish and Game: Personnel Allocation Study and Technical Application of Criteria (1988)

Commission on California State Government Organization and Economy: Report on California's Fish and Game Commission and the Department of Fish and Game / Little Hoover Commission (1990)

Legislative Analyst's Office: A Review of the Department of Fish and Game (1991)

Department of Fish and Game: Department of Fish and Game, the 1990's and Beyond: A Vision for the Future: the Department of Fish and Game, Its Mission, Values, and Goals to Meet the Challenge of the Future (1993)

Department of Fish and Game: Strategic Plan: Where Do We Want To Be? (1995)

Department of Fish and Game: Strategic Item Focus Projects Progress Report (1997)

California Fish and Game Commission: Fish and Game Commission Strategic Plan (1998)

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service: Broadening the Constituencies of State Fish and Wildlife Agencies: Some Successful Strategies (2000)

Department of Fish and Game: Strategic Plan Final Update and Addendum (2006)

The International Association of Chiefs of Police: Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission: Staffing Requirements of the Field Operation Section (2006)

Sally Guynn, Ph.D.: White Paper: Education, Outreach, and Diversity - Alias: Information and Education (2009)

Treanor, Robert: The Treanor Report: A Look at the California Department of Fish and Game and Fish and Game Commission (2009)

Management Assistance Team: A Comparison of the Organizational Structure of State Fish and Wildlife Agency Commissions and Boards (2010)

The Wildlife Society: Future Changes to the Model, Why Collapse is Possible and Alteration Inevitable (2010)

Department of Fish and Game: Updates on the DFG's Seven Strategic Initiatives (2011)

Department of Fish and Game Strategic Vision Request, Phase 1 - Legislative Analyst's Office (2011)

Department of Fish and Game Strategic Vision Request - Legislative Analyst's Office (2011)

Submitted Documents and Comments

These documents have been submitted as information to the strategic vision process by various individuals and organizations, including strategic vision staff.

Four Fish (Paul Greenberg, 2010) Submitted by Eric Mills, Action for Animals

Sea Grant Extension Program Flyer - Submitted by Paul G. Olin, Ph.D., California Sea Grant Extension Program

Biking, Climbing, and OHV Use Reports (Responsive Management) - Submitted by Jennifer Fearing, The Humane Society of the United States

Alternative Funding and Organizational Membership Reports (Responsive Management) - Submitted by Jennifer Fearing, The Humane Society of the United States

State of New Hampshire Fish and Game Department Performance Audit Report (January 2008) - Submitted by Jennifer Fearing, The Humane Society of the United States

Funding for Hunting and Fishing and the Management of Wildlife (The Sportsman's Voice: Hunting and Fishing in America) - Submitted by Jennifer Fearing, The Humane Society of the United States

Ensuring the Future of State Wildlife Management: Understanding Challenges for Institutional Change - Submitted by Jennifer Fearing, The Humane Society of the United States

Investing in Wildlife: State Wildlife Funding Campaigns: Summary of Findings - Submitted by Jennifer Fearing, The Humane Society of the United States

Input to Attorney General Working Group on Environmental Enforcement (Assemblymember Huffman) - Submitted by Diane Colborn, Assembly Water, Parks and Wildlife Committee

Funding Fish & Game (Audubon Magazine)/An Inadequate Construct? (The Wildlife Professional) - Submitted by Eric Mills, Action for Animals

Tribal Communication Committee Tribal Communication Plan (Summer 2008) – Submitted by Kamyar Guivetchi, Department of Water Resources

The Future of Natural Resource Management: A White Paper and Action Plan (December 2010) - Submitted by Kamyar Guivetchi, Department of Water Resource

Removing Barriers to Restoration: Report of the Task Force to the Secretary of Resources (2002) – Submitted by Curtis Knight, California Trout

DWR Communications Improvement Team Working Document - Submitted by Kamyar Guivetchi, Department of Water Resources

Paying for Pollution: Proposition 26 and its Potential Impacts on State Environmental and Public Health Protections in California (October 2010) - Submitted by Jay Ziegler, The Nature Conservancy

The Route to Best Science in Implementation of the Endangered Species Act's Consultation Mandate: The Benefits of Structured Effects Analysis - Submitted by Dennis Murphy, University of Nevada, Reno

RACI Chart/Matrix - Submitted by Kamyar Guivetchi, Department of Water Resources

Resource Management Tools for achieving IWM benefits - Submitted by Kamyar Guivetchi, Department of Water Resources

List of Companion State Plans - Submitted by Kamyar Guivetchi, Department of Water Resources

California Water Plan Update 2009: Chapter 3 Companion State Plans - Submitted by Kamyar Guivetchi, Department of Water Resources

Fish and Game Code Sections 7060 and 7062 - Submitted by Carol Baker, Fish and Wildlife Strategic Vision, at the request of the Natural Resources Stewardship Working Group

Comments Regarding Issues to be Considered in the Development of the Fish and Wildlife Strategic Vision - Submitted by Chairman Thomas O'Rourke, Yurok Tribe

Fee Schedule Examples - Submitted by Carol Baker, Fish and Wildlife Strategic Vision, at the request of the Natural Resources Stewardship Working Group

Letter to Governor Edmund G Brown Jr. - Submitted By George Osborn, Osborn Strategies

Commercial Salmon Stamp Booklet - Submitted By George Osborn, Osborn Strategies

Regional Council of Rural Counties Letter - Submitted by Patricia Megason

California State Assoc. of Counties/County Engineers Assoc. of California Letter - Submitted by Karen Keene and Julia R. Bueren

Public Comment - Submitted by Kirk Vyverberg, Citizen

Public Comment - Submitted by Kirk Vyverberg

Public Comment - Submitted by S.Craig Tucker, Klamath Coordinator, Karuk Tribe

Public Comment - Submitted by Ron Rempel to the SAG Sustainable Financing Working Group (September 26, 2011)

Introduction and requested materials from new CFWSV Project Director Melissa Miller-Henson (September 30, 2011)

DFG Climate Change Activities Update for September 2011 - Submitted by DFG to the SAG Natural Resource Stewardship Working Group (October 3, 2011)

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Regulatory Review Process - Submitted by DFG to the SAG Regulatory and Permitting Working Group (October 3, 2011)

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Fact Sheet on Traditional Ecological Knowledge - Submitted by Kathy Wood to the SAG Regulatory and Permitting Working Group (October 5, 2011)

Comment - Submitted by David Moore to the SAG Communication, Education and Outreach Working Group (October 5, 2011)

DFG Training Program Summary - Submitted by DFG to the Blue Ribbon Citizen Commission and Stakeholder Advisory Group (October 7, 2011)

Important updates from CFWSV Project Director Melissa Miller-Henson (October 11, 2011)

Overview of Some California Boards and Commissions - Submitted by Jennifer Fearing and Dan Taylor to the SAG Governance and Mission Working Group (October 11, 2011)

Alternative Fish and Game Commission models for discussion - Submitted by April Wakeman to the SAG Governance and Mission Working Group (October 11, 2011)

Public Comments Submitted Through December 4, 2011

Public Comments Submitted Through December 11, 2011

Public Comments Submitted Through December 18, 2011

Public Comments Submitted Through December 25, 2011

Summary of Public Comments on the Draft Interim Strategic Vision (January 2012)

Public Comments Submitted Through January 1, 2012

Public Comments Submitted Through January 16, 2012

Public Comments and Submissions through January 24, 2012

Public Comments and Submissions through January 31, 2012

Public Comments and Submissions through February 6, 2012

Public Comments and Submissions through February 13, 2012

Public Comments and Submissions through February 20, 2012

Public Comments and Submissions through February 27, 2012

Public Comments and Submissions through March 5, 2012

Public Comments and Submissions through March 12, 2012

Public Comments and Submissions through March 26, 2012

Public Comments and Submissions through March 28, 2012

Public Comments and Submissions through April 2, 2012

Public Comments and Submissions through April 8, 2012