Two of the meetings will discuss eligibility and prioritization requirements of the Forestry Riparian Easement Program (FREP).

The date, time and location of the initial input meetings are:

Open House Meetings

August 4, 2010 – Spokane
When: 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Location: WSU Extension – Spokane County Extension building
222 North Havana Street
Spokane, Washington 
August 9, 2010 – Centralia
When: 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Location: Centralia Community College Science Center, Room NSC 121
600 Centralia College Blvd.
Centralia, Washington

DNR will take input from these meetings to draft a set of recommendations that will be reviewed at a third open house meeting, scheduled for late August.

Open House meeting to review recommendations

A third meeting will provide an opportunity to review and supply comment on the draft recommendations that were generated from the input meetings. DNR will deliver a final set of recommendations to the legislature by October 1, 2010.

The date, time and location of the review meeting is:

August 30, 2010, Olympia
When: 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Where: Natural Resources Building, Room 172
1111 Washington Street, Olympia, WA
(Follow sign from visitors parking level P-1 to the meeting room).

Send comments to FRE[email protected] or by phone at 360-902-1400.