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Meeting of the
CALIFORNIA STATE PARK AND RECREATION COMMISSION
Peacock Room at Cambria Pines Lodge, 2905 Burton Drive, Cambria
August 21, 2015 - 8:30 a.m.


All items held in public session unless otherwise noted - All items subject to action by the Commission

  1.  Chair’s Report, Commissioner reports/comments, Recognitions.
    1.  Approval of Commemorative Redwood Groves.    Motion and Vote
    2.  Resolution commemorating the 150th Anniversary of the state park ranger.
  2.  Director’s Report.
  3.  Transformation Team Report.
  4.  Public Comment (on subjects other than the listed agenda items).
  5.  Forum: A Climate of Change: Stewarding State Park’s Cultural and Historical Resources

     Welcome: Tribal Representative 
     
     Introduction, Background, and Overview: Leslie Hartzell, Ph.D., Chief, California State Parks Cultural Resources Division.

     Mitigating Change: ‘Arrested Decay’ at the National Historic Landmark Bodie State Historic Park - Denise Jaffke, Associate State Archeologist, California State Parks Sierra District; Brad Sturdivant, President, Bodie Foundation. 
     
     Identifying Risks: Impacts to Cultural Resources due to Climate Change - Mike Newland, Staff Archaeologist, Anthropological Studies Center, Sonoma State University, and Barbara Tejada, Associate State Archeologist, California State Parks Angeles District.

     Applying Knowledge: Quiroste Valley Cultural Preserve’s Landscape in Ano Nuevo State Park - Mark Hylkema, Associate State Archeologist, California State Parks Santa Cruz District; Valentin Lopez, Chairman of the Amah Mutsun Tribal Band of Costanoan/Ohlone Indians; and Rob Cuthrell, Ph.D., Department of Anthropology, University of California, Berkeley.

     Discussion: Informing the Transformation Team’s Strategic Goal # 4, “Protect and Enhance Natural and Cultural Resources” - Jay Chamberlin, Chief, California State Parks Natural Resources Division, Jim Newland, Manager, Resources & Interpretive Services, California State Parks Southern Service Center, and Julianne Polanco, California’s State Historic Preservation Officer, moderated by Leslie Hartzell, Ph.D., Chief, California State Parks Cultural Resources Division.
  6. Adjourn.