This group consists of scientists chosen for their expertise in designing goals and objectives for habitat conservation plans. The working group is advised by Gary Bobker of The Bay Institute, Jason Peltier of Westlands Water District, John Cain of American Rivers, and Cindy Kao of Santa Clara Valley Water District. The working group released the draft biological goals and objectives in October 2011, completing its work.
September 21, 2011 - Click here to view a memorandum describing the relationship of the effects analysis to the Biological Goals and Objectives in the BDCP.
September 2, 2011 - To review the revised Biological Goals and Objectives process document, click here.
August 1, 2011 - New documents related to the work of the Biological Goals & Objectives Working Group have been posted in the document library below. They include a working group process description and schedule for completion; information on global agency goals and objectives for several fish species; and comments on the Science Advisors Draft Report.
October 13, 2011 - The next meeting of the Biological Goals & Objectives working group is scheduled for October 13 from 1-4 pm at the California Natural Resources Agency, Room 1131.
Below are links to agendas, handouts, and presentations, organized by date (click on the arrow to the left of the date to view materials).