Let’s get these lands protected!


Maureen will hand deliver your letters directly to Congress!

Please send your cards or letters by 2/4/2019 to:

Maureen Forney
941 Bridge Road
San Leandro, C 94557

Can’t make that deadline? Mail your letters directly to Congress.

Support California Wilderness Bills:
Who to Contact

Please add your own personal story and reasons explaining why this landscape is meaningful to you.


Senator Kamala Harris

https://www.harris.senate.gov/contact/email    

We are thanking Senator Harris for three pieces of legislation that we expect her to reintroduce soon. Details of these Acts are found at these links.

Sample Letter

Dear Senator Harris,
Thank you for your co-sponsorship of the Northwest California Wilderness, Recreation, and Working Forests Act. I am eager to see the San Gabriel Mountains, Foothills, and Rivers Protection Act reintroduced along with the CCHPA.


Congressman Jared Huffman

District 2
https://huffman.house.gov/

1527 Longworth House Office Building
Washington, DC 20515

Legislation:
Northwest California Wilderness, Recreation, and Working Forests Act

 Sample Letter

Dear Congressman Huffman,
Thank you for introducing the Northwest California Wilderness, Recreation and Working Forest Act. Great Old Broads for Wilderness enthusiastically supports this legislation. This Act has support from diverse communities and interests in California.  I look forward to seeing this bill reintroduced in 2019


Congresswoman Julia Brownley

District 26
https://juliabrownley.house.gov

2262 Rayburn House Office Building
Washington, DC 20515

Legislation:
Central Coast Heritage Protection Act (CCHPA)

 Sample Letter

Dear Congresswoman Brownley,
Thank you for being an original co-sponsor of the Central Coast Heritage Protection Act. This Act will protect iconic lands of the Golden State. Great Old Broads for Wilderness is grateful for your support of our public lands and environmental health.


Congressman Salud Carbajal

District 24
https://carbajal.house.gov/

1431 Longworth HOB
Washington, DC 20515

Legislation:
Central Coast Heritage Protection Act (CCHPA)

Dear Congressman Carbajal,
Thank you for introducing the Central Coast Heritage Protection Act during the last session. Great Old Broads for Wilderness is grateful for your support of our public lands and environmental health. We are eager to see this Act reintroduced in 2019.


Congresswoman Judy Chu

District 27
https://chu.house.gov/contact/offices/washington-dc-office

2423 Rayburn HOB
Washington, DC 20515

Legislation:
San Gabriel Mountains, Foothills and Rivers Protection Act

More info:
https://conservationlands.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/11/San-Gabriel-Mountains-Forever-.pdf

Press Release:
https://chu.house.gov/media-center/press-releases/rep-chu-introduces-bill-expand-wilderness-protection

Sample Letter:

Dear Congresswoman Chu,
Thank you for your ongoing efforts to secure protections for our Public Lands. Great Old Broads for Wilderness enthusiastically supports the San Gabriel Mountains Forever Act.


Congressman Paul Cook

District 8
https://cook.house.gov/

1027 Longworth House Office Building
Washington, DC 20515

Please note that Congressman Col. Paul Cook (Ret.) is a Republican who participates in bipartisan environmental legislation.

Legislation:
H.R.376 – California Desert Protection and Recreation Act of 2019

Press Release:
https://cook.house.gov/media-center/press-releases/rep-cook-introduces-bipartisan-legislation-to-enhance-conservation-and

Sample Letter:

Dear Congressman Cook,
Thank you for your bipartisan efforts on behalf of our Public Lands with the California Desert Protection and Recreation Act. HR 376 has great promise to enhance conservation and continue renewable energy development. The Great Old Broads for Wilderness is wild about your efforts to protect our public lands.


Congressman Juan Vargas

District 51
https://vargas.house.gov/

2244 Rayburn House Office Building
Washington, DC 20515

Legislation:
H.R.376 – California Desert Protection and Recreation Act of 2019

Sample Letter:

Dear Congressman Vargas,
Thank you for your bipartisan co-sponsorship of HR 376. Great Old Broads for Wilderness enthusiastically supports this legislation to protect our public lands and renewable energy development in California.


Congressman Tony Cardenas

29th District
https://cardenas.house.gov/

2438 Rayburn House Office Building
Washington, DC 20515

Legislation:
San Gabriel Mountains, Foothills and Rivers Protection Act

More info:
https://conservationlands.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/11/San-Gabriel-Mountains-Forever-.pdf

Dear Congressman Cardenas,
Thank you for your continued support for Public Lands conservation and protection. In particular, Great Old Broads for Wilderness eagerly supports San Gabriel Mountains Forever.