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Petitioning Secretary California Natural Resources Agency John Laird

Support CA Wild & Scenic for the North Fork American River

California Wild & Scenic Designation will protect 5.5 miles of the North Fork American River from Colfax-Iowa Hill Bridge to its confluence with Shirttail Creek. Designation would protect this unique stretch of river and riparian zone, located in the upper boundary of the Auburn State Recreation Area, as a free flowing undammed and irreplaceable natural resource. Park visitors enjoy fishing, hiking, swimming, whitewater boating, nature study, recreational gold panning and much more in scenic wild canyons with a mosaic of unique foothill plant and wildlife communities.

STATE WILD & SCENIC DESIGNATION WILL: ~ Protect scenic, recreational, fishery and wildlife resources and prevent any dam construction. ~ Protect existing local water rights. ~ Improve local economic possibilities.

STATE WILD & SCENIC DESIGNATION WON'T: ~ Change local land use authority or take private property. ~ Add cost to taxpayers. Change recreational use or affect hunting, fishing or gold panning regulations. ~ Restrict options to fight wildfires.

Dreams can come true. Help Protect American River Canyons make this a reality!  Add your name to the growing list of supporters on this petition and secure a CA Wild & Scenic River future for the North Fork!

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    John Laird


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