Tuesday, June 24, 2008
Big fan of Sequoia National Park
I'm a big fan of the park. I received an email from the Sierra club with some news regarding the preservation of the trees in the park.
I am delighted to share with you some very exciting news about a giant victory for Sierra Club and the Giant Sequoia National Monument.
Just a week ago we saw the end to the Sierra Club’s three year long battle with the timber industry, preventing them - once and for all - from logging in the Giant Sequoia National Monument.
The win came at the 11th hour, as the Sierra Club legal team prepared to appear in the Ninth Circuit court to argue the last case standing, a last-ditch appeal by the timber industry, regarding commercial logging in the Monument. But on the eve of the hearing, they abandoned and withdrew their appeal - putting the final nail in the coffin of this very drawn out case - and putting an end to the pillage of these iconic trees.
This was a major victory for the Sierra Club - and it would not have been possible without the support of our committed Members and Supporters. Thank you.
Beginning in 1901, when John Muir lobbied for the expansion of Sequoia National Park to encompass the entire range of the giant sequoia, the Sierra Club has advocated for the protection of giant sequoia ecosystems in their entirety. And, after years of fighting to keep our towering Sequoia trees safe from the timber industry's saws, we have finally won. Thanks to this hard-earned victory, our children and grandchildren will be able to stand in awe of these noble giants for generations to come.
Thank you again for your contribution to this critical victory - it never could have happened without your support.
Signature Carl Pope
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