Solana Beach Councilman Dave Roberts appointed to state Biodiversity Council

Solana Beach Councilman Dave Roberts has been appointed to the California Biodiversity Council (CBC). The council was formed in 1991 to improve coordination and cooperation between the various resource management and environmental protection organizations at federal, state and local levels. Strengthening ties between local communities and governments has been a focus of the council by way of promoting strong local leadership and encouraging comprehensive solutions to regional issues.

Dave Roberts

The council began with 20 original members, and has expanded over the years to its current 42 member board. The council consists of 20 state agencies, 12 federal agencies, and 10 local governments. It is chaired by John Laird, California secretary for resources, and Jim Abbott, Bureau of Land Management acting state director. Councilman Roberts will be filling the SANDAG seat on this board, replacing former Del Mar Mayor Crystal Crawford.

“It is critical that all levels of government and stakeholders work together to preserve our fragile natural resources throughout California,” said Roberts on learning of his appointment. “I truly appreciate this opportunity to take my environmental sustainability interests to the next level and serve SANDAG and all the citizens of San Diego County on this council to help in preservation efforts so that our kids and grandkids can continue to enjoy California’s natural resources for generations to come.”

Roberts also serves on the city of Solana Beach Environmental Sustainability Council Ad Hoc Committee with Mayor Lesa Heebner and represents the San Diego Division of the League of California Cities’ on the Environmental Quality Policy Committee.

Related posts:

  1. An open letter to Solana Beach from Councilman Dave Roberts
  2. Solana Beach City Councilman Roberts plans to run against Bilbray
  3. Roberts appointed to hospital board
  4. Same faces, different seats for SB council
  5. Solana Beach Councilman Kellejian honored by Boy Scouts

Short URL: http://www.delmartimes.net/?p=21747

Posted by admin on Feb 22, 2011. Filed under Solana Beach. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. You can leave a response or trackback to this entry

Leave a Reply

Archives

Facebook

Bottom Buttons 1

Bottom Buttons 2

Bottom Buttons 3

Bottom Buttons 4

Bottom Buttons 5

Bottom Buttons 6

LA JOLLA NEWS

RSS LA JOLLA NEWS

  • Let’s Review: ‘Ether Dome’ takes the lid off story of anesthesia at La Jolla Playhouse
    The traumatic experience behind performing amputations, tumor removals and vasectomies without anesthesia is immediately intriguing when Playhouse patrons view the incredible set design by James Youmans, representing the real ether dome at Massachusetts General Hospital in 1886. Below a well-lit dome, images of these crude medical procedures are projected on […]
  • Stone fruits are in now season!
    Sadly, summer’s stone fruit growing season is way too short, but oh so sweet! Did you know: • Plum trees are grown in every continent except Antarctica. • The peach has a poisonous pit containing hydrocyanic acid. • On average, there are 44 cherries to the pound. […]
  • La Jolla’s Best Bets for events July 24
    La Jolla Music Society’s nationally recognized chamber music festival, SummerFest, kicks off 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 30 with its annual, free Concert Under the Stars at Scripps Park, La Jolla Cove. […]

RANCHO SANTA FE NEWS

RANCHO SANTA FE NEWS

RSS RANCHO SANTA FE NEWS