The Essential Public Information Hour - July 30, 2023

Water issues report with Lake County Department of Water Resources' Invasive Species Prevention program coordinator, Angela DePalma-Dow:

      Lake County Department of Water Resources Quagga/Zebra Mussel Prevention Program:

      Potential effects of Invasive Mussels on Clear Lake:


Snow Mountain-Berryessa Wilderness and Upper Cache Creek watershed conservation organization:


Important opportunity for public involvement and participation:

California Office of Emergency Services draft “State Emergency Plan” — public comment period August 1 through September 15, 2023:

Significant Updates to the 2023 SEP

  • Enhanced whole community planning approach.
  • Updated hazards discussion with new information on wildfires, earthquakes, pandemics, severe weather, Public Safety Power Shutoffs (PSPS), and cyberattacks.
  • Added information on the Fire & Rescue Coordination Center, Air Coordination Group, and the Medical and Health Coordination Center.
  • Updated information on Unified Coordination Group.
  • Added section on science and technology in emergency management.
  • Updated state agency roles and responsibilities.
  • Added Recovery Support Functions and the California Disaster Recovery Framework.