A national treasure worth protecting
The Berryessa Snow Mountain region of northern California is one of the most biologically diverse, yet least known regions of the state. Located less than one hundred miles from the Sacramento and Bay Area metropolitan regions, the area is a dazzling outdoor wonderland rich in unique natural features and loaded with recreational opportunities.
Permanent protection of the Berryessa Snow Mountain Region will:
Permanently protecting the Berryessa Snow Mountain region
FEBRUARY 5, 2015 - The Berryessa Snow Mountain National Monument campaign is gaining steam. U.S. Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-5) and Senators Barbara Boxer (D-CA) and Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) introduced legislation in the House (H.R. 761) and Senate (S. 393) to designate the 360,100 acre Berryessa Snow Mountain region as a National Monument. The introduction of these bills follows years of work at the community level to permanently protect this special place.
Here are some of the waves that have been made in the press: