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THE EASTERN SIERRA 
SUSTAINABLE RECREATION PARTNERSHIP

A UNIQUE PUBLIC/PUBLIC PARTNERSHIP BETWEEN

THE UNITED STATES FOREST SERVICE AND LOCAL AGENCIES

A REPLICABLE SUSTAINABLE RECREATION PROGRAM

IN CALIFORNIA'S MAGNIFICENT EASTERN HIGH SIERRA

2020 GATEWAY COMMUNITY WORKSHOP SCHEDULE
JAN 16    Southern Inyo County, Lone Pine
MAR 22   Southern Mono County, Mammoth Lakes
MAY 21   Central Mono County, Lee Vining
JULY 16   Northern Mono & Alpine Counties, Walker
SEPT 17   Central Mono County, Bridgeport
NOV 19   Northern Inyo County, Bishop
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THE EASTERN SIERRA SUSTAINABLE RECREATION PARTNERSHIP IS:
  • A unique "public/public" partnership between local and federal government agencies

  • A regional voice - emerging as a leader for sustainable outdoor recreation in California

  • Growing! In addition to the current signatories, other regional agencies are taking steps to join the partnership

RESOURCES:

Review the critical documents that informed the creation of the Eastern Sierra Sustainable Recreation Partnership

Review the efforts of the "Eastern Sierra Recreation Collaborative" that helped inform the Inyo National Forest's "Early Adopter" Management Plan update

“Resources” web pages are being hosted by the Mammoth Lakes Trails and Public Access Foundation (MLTPA)

WHAT THE PARTNERSHIP WILL DO

​THE GRANT FUNDED INITIATIVE WILL ADVANCE THE FOLLOWING FOUR PROGRAMS:

  • Regional Recreation Stakeholder Engagement

  • Climate Adaptation & Resilience Assessment

  • Connection to the Eastern Sierra Visitor Audience

  • Project Development & Prioritization for Funding

WHAT THE INITIATIVE WILL DO

​THE ESSRP OPERATING PLAN IDENTIFIES THE FOLLOWING AREAS FOR REVIEW, PRIORITIZATION AND POTENTIAL IMPLEMENTATION: 

  • New trails and facility planning and construction

  • New and existing "hard infrastructure" including bathrooms, pavement maintenance, water, sewer, other buildings

  • New and existing "soft infrastructure" including trail maintenance, signage, campground service

  • Maintenance and staffing of visitor centers

  • County/Town recreational infrastructure maintenance, rehabilitation, and new project Identification and work program development

  • Project planning including environmental review

  • Permitting facilitation and clean-up (i.e. use permits, film permits, other agreements)

* CONTACT ESSRP *
info@essrp.org