09/23/2013: "National Monument Meetings This Week"
President Obama established by executive order the new San Juan Islands National Monument last March and this week public meetings will be held on Orcas, San Juan and Lopez.
Interim Monument Manager Marcia deChandenedes other officials will hold public meetings as part of the process of creating an approved management plan for the BML lands that comprise the SJC National Monument. Following is the meeting dates and locations:
The scheduled meetings are as follows:
Orcas Island - Thursday, September 26, 6-8pm
Senior Center, 62 Henry Road, Eastsound
San Juan Island - Friday, September 27, 10am-noon
Friday Harbor Grange, 152 N 1st Street
Lopez Island - Friday, September 27, 6-8pm
Woodmen Hall, 4102 Fisherman Bay Road