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  • ALERT!! We need you this Friday, Sept. 16, at 2 p.m.!

    ALERT!! This Friday, Sept. 16, at 2 p.m. there will take place the only public meeting with federal Dept. of Interior officials, including BLM chief Neil Kornze, who will be advising Pres. Obama about whether to declare Coast Dairies a national monument. Astonishingly, this meeting will take place in Cambria, at the Veterans

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  • Outdoor enthusiasts scaring off native carnivores in parks

    By Rachel Tompa BERKELEY — Even a quiet stroll in the park can dramatically change natural ecosystems, according to a new study by conservation biologists from the University of California, Berkeley. These findings could have important implications for land management policies. The study compared parks in the San Francisco Bay

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  • Cotoni-Coast Dairies monument campaign survey highly misleading

    The Cotoni-Coast Dairies monument campaign’s claim that 84% of county voters support the monument designation is totally bogus. They asked people if they’d heard of the effort to make Coast Dairies a national monument, after they read them a statement explaining what a national monument is. Only 10% of the

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  • Senators Feinstein & Boxer Introduce Bill to Make Coast Dairies a National Monument

    Aug. 5, 2015–Today Sen. Barbara Boxer – and co-sponsor Sen. Dianne Feinstein – as expected introduced a bill (see link below to the full text of the bill) to add Coast Dairies, and five small areas around California, to the California Coastal National Monument. The news release they sent out,

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  • National Monument status more harmful than helpful?

    Ted Benhari, RBDA Chairman OP ED IN SANTA CRUZ SENTINEL, August 2, 2015 California’s coast between Santa Cruz and San Francisco is one of the world’s most important biodiversity hotspots. Thanks to community activists and support from conservation organizations and public and private donations, much of it has been preserved

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  • Sign our petition to postpone the effort to designate Coast Dairies as a National Monument

    We are NOW LIVE with our petition to postpone the effort to designate Coast Dairies as a National Monument until 1. A regional approach is developed to manage the many preserved properties in northern Santa Cruz County and southern San Mateo County, which must include the various public agencies and

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  • Your support is needed!

    ALERT!! This Friday, Sept. 16, at 2 p.m. there will take place the only public meeting with federal Dept. of Interior officials, including BLM chief Neil Kornze, who will be advising Pres. Obama about whether to declare Coast Dairies a national monument. Astonishingly, this meeting will take place in Cambria, at the Veterans

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