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Tagged With: Ken Salazar

Fort Ord advocates attend White House conference

Fort Ord national monument supporters attended an invitation-only White House conference on conservation called “Growing America’s Outdoor Heritage and Economy” on March 2. Leading the conservation conference were Nancy Sutley, chairwoman of the White House Council on Environmental Quality; Interior Secretary Ken Salazar; Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack; Lisa Jackson, Administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection … Continue reading »

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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 »

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Support and reaction from Keep Fort Ord Wild

Check out the comments and clips from the town hall meeting with Secretary Salazar that local community coalition, Keep Fort Ord Wild, posted on their blog.  Keep Fort Ord Wild is dedicated to the preservation of trails, recreation, wildlife and habitat on Fort Ord. Read their post.

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Ken Salazar calls for Fort Ord national monument

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 »

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Interior secretary to discuss Fort Ord preservation efforts

From the Santa Cruz Sentinel: Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar will join Rep. Sam Farr, D-Carmel, in Marina today to discuss preservation efforts at Fort Ord. Salazar will be joined by several state and federal officials at a public meeting at 3 p.m. at Carpenters Union Hall, 910 Second Ave. Read the full story.

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Interior Secretary Salazar to Visit Fort Ord Friday

From the Monterey County Weekly: U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar will pay a visit to Fort Ord Friday as part of his three-day swing through Arizona and California touting the economic benefits of clean energy, tourism and conservation, according to staff for Congressman Sam Farr (D-Carmel). Read the full story.

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