by Heather Ah San
Have you voted yet? We all know how important voting is, and as the June 5 election approaches, you’re probably trying to educate yourself on all the candidates and ballot measures in California.
Sonoma Land Trust is in strong support of Prop. 68, a $4 billion investment to protect California’s parks, clean water and our incredible wildlife habitat and natural resources. California’s last park bond act was Prop. 84 in 2006; almost all of that money is gone today. Our parks and water need ongoing maintenance, and in Sonoma County, we are in dire need of money to restore state and regional parks damaged in last year’s fires, to maintain wildlife corridors and to provide funding for park-poor areas like Roseland and southwest Santa Rosa. The Press Democrat recently endorsed Prop. 68.
As you prepare to make your vote, here are some fast facts on how Prop. 68 will impact our region:
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In an alternate universe, Heather Ah San is Heather of the House Targaryen, the First of Her Name, The Unburnt, Queen of the Andals, the Rhoynar and the First Men, Queen of Meereen, Khaleesi of the Great Grass Sea, Protector of the Realm, Lady Regnant of the Seven Kingdoms, Breaker of Chains and Mother of Dragons. In this universe, she’s communications coordinator for Sonoma Land Trust.
Sonoma Land Trust is a local nonprofit based in Santa Rosa, CA, that conserves scenic, natural, agricultural and open lands in Sonoma County for the benefit of the community and future generations. This blog focuses on SLT's stewardship team, whose members do hands-on work to directly protect, restore, and safeguard the land for generations to come.