Welcome to OPR

The 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.

Announcements

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.

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Review of a Preliminary Discussion Draft of Updates to the CEQA Guidelines Implementing Senate Bill 743 (Steinberg, 2013)  08-06-2014
The Governor’s Office of Planning and Research is pleased to invite your review of a preliminary discussion draft of updates to the CEQA Guidelines implementing Senate Bill 743 (Steinberg, 2013). These updates address the evaluation of transportation impacts under CEQA. A copy of the preliminary discussion draft is available here. We look forward to your input. Please submit all comments by October 10, 2014, to CEQA.Guidelines@ceres.ca.gov. Notices of any workshops will be posted on OPR’s website and this listserv.



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