| Help educate California officials on importance of protecting
wildlands and rivers
From the north coasts King Range to Death Valley, from the bristlecone pine
forests of the White Mountains to Sequoia and Kings Canyon, California has an
amazing array of wildlands. But we are losing our remaining wild areas at a rapid
rate, and new threats arise every day. Last summer, the Bush administration announced
plans to drill for oil and gas in pristine roadless areas near Santa Barbara.
Sierra Club and other organizations have embarked on a campaign to show our state
leaders just how important saving our wild lands and free-flowing rivers is to
Californians. Its important that we let leaders such as Governor Gray Davis
and Senator Dianne Feinstein know how many Californians care about saving our
wild heritage. We are circulating postcards and petitions throughout the state,
collecting signatures of Californians from all walks of life.
Please help by signing the postcard enclosed in this issue of The Ventana. We
hope to deliver tens of thousands of postcards to Senator Feinstein and Governor
Davis early in 2003. If youd like to do more, we are circulating petitions
with the same message to get signatures.
Thank you for helping to save Californias wildlands and rivers for future
generations. Please send in your postcard today! For more information, contact