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Michelle O'Herron

Cutting Green Tape Exchange Spring 2022






California Landscape Stewardship Network



On March 17, 2022, restoration practitioners from across the state joined the 4th virtual Cutting Green Tape Exchange, hosted by the California Landscape Stewardship Network in partnership with California Natural Resources Agency. With a mix of live and pre-recorded sessions, we heard from a great cast of individuals increasing the pace and scale of beneficial environmental restoration, including:

Reflections and Progress Made on Cutting Green Tape by Wade Crowfoot, California Secretary for Natural Resources

Implementing Cutting Green Tape through CA Department of Fish & Wildlife by Jennifer Norris, Deputy Secretary for Biodiversity & Habitat

Highlighting Efficiencies in Permitting from CDFW's Cutting Green Tape Program by Brad Henderson, California Department of Fish & Wildlife 

Updates on Cutting Green Tape in the Coastal Zone by Madeline Cavalieri, California Coastal Commission 

Updates on Cutting Green Tape from SWRCB by Phil Crader, State Water Resources Control Board

Interviews on Interagency Efforts to Cut Green Tape by Amy Hutzel, California Coastal Conservancy Jim Robins, Integrated Watershed Restoration Program Kim Caringer, Tahoe Regional Planning Agency 

Interviews on Indigenous Stewardship & Cutting Green Tape by Victor Bjelacac, California State Parks  Don Hankins, CSU Chico & Indigenous Stewardship Project

The event was facilitated by Shawn Johnson, Managing Director at the University of Montana's Center for Natural Resources & Environmental Policy.


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