Welcome to OPRThe Office of Planning and Research (OPR), created by statute in 1970, is part of the Office of the Governor. OPR serves the Governor and his Cabinet as staff for long-range planning and research, and constitutes the comprehensive state planning agency.
AnnouncementsThe Home Depot donated 30,000 conservation toolkits to the CCC Foundation to help California households affected by the drought 09-22-2014
The Home Depot donated 30,000 conservation toolkits to the California Conservation Corps (CCC) Foundation to help California households affected by the drought. Each toolkit includes 1 5-gallon bucket, 1 auto shut-off hose nozzle, 1 low-flow shower head, 1 kitchen faucet aerator, 2 bathroom faucet aerators, leak detection dye tabs to identify toilet leaks, and a 5-minute shower timer. The toolkits were donated to California households in disadvantaged communities that are experiencing or vulnerable to water shortages. Devices in the conservation toolkit were donated to help households stretch their water supply as far as possible.read more...
CAL FIRE’s Urban and Community Forestry Program has released a grant solicitation for projects to be funded by the Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund 09-19-2014
CAL FIRE’s Urban and Community Forestry Program has released a grant solicitation for projects to be funded by the Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund. CAL FIRE has scheduled a webinar for September 24, 2014 to discuss eligible applicants, eligible projects, and the application procedure. In addition, six public workshops will be held across the state. Concept Proposals will be due November 13, 2014. CAL FIRE is very excited to reach disadvantaged communities with these projects that will help meet GHG reduction goals and provide numerous co-benefits.
For general information about the CAL FIRE Urban and Community Forestry Program, please visit: http://www.fire.ca.gov/resource_mgt/resource_mgt_urbanforestry.php
Agency officials to keynote first-ever statewide forum to explore practical strategies for dealing with the economic, environmental and social impacts of climate change 08-18-2014
SACRAMENTO – Several leading State agency leaders will join hundreds of climate-change policymakers and practitioners from around California to chart the next steps in California’s efforts to adapt to the consequences of climate change.read more...