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Carrizo Plain: The American Serengeti

Thursday, June 15, 2017 by NICK WELSH (CONTACT) In the two and half hours it takes to drive to the Carrizo Plain, you go back in time about 300 years. Maybe 10,000, should you be lucky enough to check out the Chumash pictographs and rock paintings, said to be some of the most dazzling on…
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REP. CARBAJAL LETTER TO SECRETARY ZINKE: PROTECT THE CARRIZO PLAIN

June 8, 2017 Today, Rep. Salud Carbajal (CA-24) sent a letter to Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke, expressing deep concern over the President’s recent Executive Order to review 22 national monuments nationwide, including the Carrizo Plain on the Central Coast, and urging him to keep the current boundaries intact. President Theodore Roosevelt signed the…
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We need to protect the Carrizo Plain. And we don’t have much time

BY PAT VEESART June 8 was the 111th anniversary of the passage of the Antiquities Act, the federal law that gave President Theodore Roosevelt and his successors the ability to preserve places like the Carrizo Plain for all Americans — forever. For the past 15 years, I have had the good fortune to live on…
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