Tagged With: Bureau of Land Management
Several Monterey County residents met President Barack Obama last week and had the opportunity to express the broad community support for the national monument proposal ranging from the Fort Ord Reuse Authority and business groups to veterans, recreational users and environmental interests. From the Monterey Herald: “[Henrietta] Stern said the proposal calls for designating about 14,500 … Continue reading
Californians Ask Salazar: Will President Obama Help Us Make Fort Ord America’s Next National Monument?
From Vet Voice Foundation: At the invitation of veterans, businesses, and the local community, Interior Secretary Ken Salazar last Friday paid a visit to Fort Ord, a former military base located on the Monterey Peninsula near Salinas, California. At a listening session to discuss the future of the site, local activists called on the secretary and … Continue reading
From the Monterey County Herald: Monterey County: Interior chief calls BLM land ‘crown jewel’ Interior Secretary Ken Salazar ended a visit to Monterey County on Friday with a call to President Barack Obama to designate Fort Ord as a national monument. Conducting an informal poll of the audience in a town-hall type meeting in Marina, … Continue reading