The current Sonoma Coast State Beach Preliminary General Plan and Draft EIR has been posted on the State Parks Website. This version includes recent Upper Willow Creek additions that were not in the 2004 version.

Printed copies are available for viewing at the following locations:

California State Parks, North Bay District, Russian River Sector Office, 25381 Steelhead Boulevard, Duncans Mills, CA 95430;

Sonoma Coast State Beach, Salmon Creek Park Office, 3095 Coast Highway 1, Bodega Bay, CA 94923;

Armstrong Redwoods State Preserve Office, 17000 Armstrong Redwoods Road, Guerneville, CA 95446;

Sonoma County Library, Central Branch, 799 Third Street, Santa Rosa, CA 95404;

Guerneville Regional Library, 14107 Armstrong Woods Road, Guerneville, CA 95446;

Sebastopol Regional Library, 7140 Bodega Avenue, Sebastopol, CA 95472.

Public Review Period: The 45-day public review and comment period for the Draft EIR begins on January 8, 2007, and will end on February 22, 2007. Written comments must be submitted and postmarked no later than February 22, 2007 to the following address:

California Department of Parks and Recreation
Planning Division
P.O. Box 942896
Sacramento, CA 94296-0001
Attention: Dave Keck, General Plan Section

Following this CEQA public review and comment period, the General Plan and Final Environmental Impact Report will be submitted to the State Parks and Recreation Commission for their consideration and approval. This public hearing is currently anticipated for May 2007.