From: firstname.lastname@example.org Subject: Big Names At Natural Resource Summit In Sonora Friday Land Rights Network American Land Rights Association PO Box 400 – Battle Ground, WA 98604 Phone: 360-687-3087 – Fax: 360-687-2973 – E-mail: email@example.com Web Address: http://www.landrights.org Legislative Office: 507 Seward Square SE – Washington, DC 20003 Phone: 202-210-2357 – Fax: 202-543-7126 – E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Big Names At Natural Resource Summit In Sonora Friday People in high places will be part of the Natural Resource Summit this Friday, August 22nd in Sonora, California. This is a Public event held at the Tuolumne County Fairgrounds. ALL CITIZENS CONCERNED ABOUT YOSEMITE SHOULD BE THERE!! Wear Yellow Ribbons To Show You Are Opposed To The Yosemite Valley Plan This event is hosted by Congressman George Radanovich and Assemblyman Dave Cogdill. WHEN: Friday, August 22nd Doors open at 8:00 AM Discussions start at 9:00 AM Closing Remarks – 1:00 PM WHERE: Tuolumne County Fairgrounds, Sonora, California SPEAKERS INCLUDE: Mark Rey – Under Secretary of Agriculture. He is in charge of the U. S. Forest Service for the Department of Agriculture. He’ll talk about Healthy Forests and other issues. Jack Blackwell – Regional Forester for Region 5, U. S. Forest Service. George Radanovich – U. S. Congress Dave Cogdill – California Assembly Nancy Whittle – Cattlerancher Marvin Penner – Supervisor of Natural Resource Management – Pacific Gas and Electric. Phil Aune – Vice President – California Forestry Association Dr. Thomas M. Bonnicksen – Professor of Forest Sciences – Texas A&M University. ISSUES LIKELY TO BE CONSIDERED: Sierra Nevada Framework – Ecosystem Plan – Forest Service – Nancy Whittle and Jack Blackwell. Mr. Rey may be part of this discussion as well as others. Yosemite Valley Plan – If this issue does not come up formally, you can ask questions of key speakers. Focus the spotlight on the Yosemite Valley Plan as well as the Sierra Nevada Framework and saving your homes from fire – Forest Health. PGE Resource Management – Marvin Penner “Forest Health – Forests, growth, drought, climate change, people, insects, disease, and fires.” -- Phil Aune. “Fortress Mentality Won’t Protect Communities from Fire” – Tom Bonnicksen. The Big Picture: Past, Present and Future. – Congressman Radanovich. Visitors and Communities for an Open Yosemite and the American Land Rights Association will be represented. There will be a booth to pick up information. For more information call Assemblyman Dave Cogdill’s office at (209) 576-6425. Ask for Jaime Dykzeul. LABOR DAY GREETERS AT THE GATES PROGRAM IS LITTLE MORE THAN A WEEK AWAY. GET SIGNED UP TO PARTICIPATE. Help Stop Yosemite Valley Plan Volunteers are urgently needed for Labor Day Weekend. If you already responded, don’t worry. We will call. Please look at the dates below. Respond back by e-mail or phone to let us know when you can participate. This is the last chance for a big weekend rally. It’s a great opportunity to get your information in the hands of Yosemite visitors. This will be our big chance until next spring to show the public that 80% of the California public does not want to see campsites closed, parking shut down and families forced to ride buses in Yosemite. Friday, August 29th. Times: 8 to 11, 11 to 2, 2 to 5, 5 to 8 Saturday, August 30th. Times: 8 to 11, 11 to 2, 2 to 5 Sunday, August 31st. Times: 8 to 11, 11 to 2 Monday, September 1st. Times: 8 to 11, 11 to 2 CALL AND WRITE YOUR CONGRESSMAN Have you written your Representative and Senators opposing the Yosemite Valley Plan? Any Congressman may be called at (202) 225-3121. You can write him or her at: Honorable _________ US House of Representatives, Washington, DC 20515. Any Senator may be called at (202) 224-3121. Or write them at Honorable _________ US Senate, Washington, DC 20510. Fax is really the best way. Use the number above to ask for your Congressman’s fax number and fax no more than a ONE PAGE LETTER urging that funding for the Yosemite Valley Plan be rescinded. Ask for a moratorium on all parking and campsite removal and destruction. PLEASE FORWARD THIS MESSAGE BY FAX OR E-MAIL. -- To unsubscribe from this mailing list; please visit http://governance.net and enter your email address.