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Sonja Lin liked Denise Adamic's blog post Next Sierra Cascade Dialog: October 15
Sep 25, 2015
Sonja Lin liked Denise Adamic's blog post Process for evaluating and identifying potential areas for wilderness recommendation
Sep 25, 2015
Sonja Lin is attending Denise Adamic's event

Sierra Cascade Dialog #14: Monitoring Programs in Forest Managment Plans at Sacramento: Lions Gate Hotel

January 22, 2015 from 10am to 4pm
This public event is part of the Sierra Cascades Dialog Sessions, which are one way the Forest Service engages the public on important issues across the Sierra Nevada and the Cascades.Workshop attendees will discuss needs, trends and options for monitoring forest health and productivity to support adaptive management of forests. Additionally, participants will consider which indicators are useful for monitoring social, economic and environmental trends. There will also be time to discuss…See More
Jan 6, 2015
Steven B Porter replied to Sonja Lin's discussion Strong vs. Weak Sustainability in the group Social, Cultural, and Economic Conditions
"I've been thinking a lot about the economy, society, and the environment and how they interact. As I read most of the planning documents, including the Draft NOI and Proposed Action, I feel like the language, if graphically…"
Aug 18, 2014
Steven B Porter joined Sonja Lin's group
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Social, Cultural, and Economic Conditions

This group is a place for discussing social, cultural, and economic conditions related to national forest planning in California. In particular, it is a place where we can have more of a discussion on Chapter 6 from the Living Assessment. It will also serve as a place where we post answers to FAQs regarding the chapter.See More
Aug 18, 2014
Sonja Lin commented on Denise Adamic's blog post Forest Service has posted more documents for public workshops
"Hi all, I just wanted to add some clarifying information that I hope you will find helpful. You are right, Steve. The Collaboration Model v. 2.0 was developed through extensive and valuable public involvement, including feedback received during a…"
Jul 17, 2014
Sonja Lin posted a blog post

Upcoming Public Meetings Postponed

The U.S. Forest Service is postponing a series of public meetings scheduled for forest plan revisions on the Sierra, Sequoia and Inyo National Forests. These meetings were originally scheduled for April 7, 8 and 10. The Notice of Intent to prepare an environmental impact statement, which was previously scheduled to be published in early April, will be postponed as well. The Notice of Intent marks the beginning of the National Environmental Policy Act process. Dates for the rescheduled meetings…See More
Mar 27, 2014
Sonja Lin commented on Judi Tapia's blog post Bio-Regional Assessment Released!!!
"In case anyone is looking, the draft, as well as additional information, can be found at http://www.fs.usda.gov/detail/r5/landmanagement/planning/?cid=STELPRDB5420599. Looking forward to everyone's feedback!"
May 21, 2013
Sonja Lin liked Erica Schachtell's event Sierra Cascades Dialog - Session #10
May 21, 2013
Sonja Lin liked Judi Tapia's blog post Bio-Regional Assessment Released!!!
May 21, 2013
Sonja Lin posted a blog post

Public Television Screening of Green Fire on KQED World this Saturday, Apr. 13th @ 4pm

This is a 2012 Emmy Award-winning documentary about environmentalist Aldo Leopold.For more information visit the KQED website or the program's official website. See the trailer below! See More
Apr 12, 2013
Sonja Lin added a page to the group Social, Cultural, and Economic Conditions
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Follow-up from Webinar 4/4/2013

Thanks to all who attended the webinar session yesterday! If you were unable to attend and would like to view the webinar, please see the information below.   Sonja Lin has invited you to view a Microsoft Office Live Meeting recording. View…
Apr 5, 2013
Sonja Lin commented on Sonja Lin's event Follow-up Session on the Social, Cultural and Economic Assessment Topic Paper
"If you have lingering questions/feedback from our March webinar on Social, Cultural, and Economic Conditions, or Chapter 6 in general, please join us tomorrow at 10am (Pacific) to continue the conversation. "See you" then!"
Apr 3, 2013
Sonja Lin posted an event

Follow-up Session on the Social, Cultural and Economic Assessment Topic Paper at Virtual

April 4, 2013 from 10am to 11:30am
This session provides a follow-up discussion to the March 19th webinar on the social, cultural, and economic assessment topic paper.   Mark Metcalfe, Regional Planning Team Economist and Sonja Lin, Regional Planning Team Social Scientist, would like to provide an additional opportunity for participants to ask questions and provide feedback on the assessment topic paper. They will not be presenting the attached PowerPoint presentation again and hope participants will have had the opportunity to…See More
Apr 1, 2013
Sonja Lin replied to Sonja Lin's discussion Strong vs. Weak Sustainability in the group Social, Cultural, and Economic Conditions
"Some key points from the report to think about: When influences and interactions between the threes spheres of the triple bottom line are properly accounted for, natural resource decisions have a better chance of…"
Mar 21, 2013
Erica Schachtell replied to Sonja Lin's discussion Strong vs. Weak Sustainability in the group Social, Cultural, and Economic Conditions
"one LivingAssessment editor said that the more common definition of weak vs strong sustainability "...have to do with the degree to which one believes that financial capital is substitutable for natural capital."  that got me…"
Mar 21, 2013

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Upcoming Public Meetings Postponed

Posted on March 27, 2014 at 7:19pm 0 Comments

The U.S. Forest Service is postponing a series of public meetings scheduled for forest plan revisions on the Sierra, Sequoia and Inyo National Forests. These meetings were originally scheduled for April 7, 8 and 10. The Notice of Intent to prepare an environmental impact statement, which was previously scheduled to be published in early April, will be postponed as well. The Notice of Intent marks the beginning of the National Environmental Policy Act process. 

Dates for the…

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Public Television Screening of Green Fire on KQED World this Saturday, Apr. 13th @ 4pm

Posted on April 12, 2013 at 2:16pm 0 Comments

This is a 2012 Emmy Award-winning documentary about environmentalist Aldo Leopold.

For more information visit the KQED website or the program's official website. See the trailer below!

 

Thanks to all for joining the social, cultural, and economic conditions webinar yesterday!

Posted on March 20, 2013 at 12:30pm 0 Comments

We had a great webinar yesterday on Social, Cultural, and Economic conditions in the bio-region (based on information from Chapter 6 on the Living Assessment). Thanks to all who attended and for all of your great questions and feedback!

Unfortunately the audio portion of the webinar…

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At 12:44pm on June 25, 2012, Erica Schachtell said…

hey hey!!!  great to see you here!

 
 
 

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