Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger this week announced a plan to petition the Bush administration to protect all 4.4 million acres of roadless areas in California’s national forests, which could offer permanent protection for more than one-fifth of the state’s forested public land.
Guests: Jim diPeso, policy director for the Republicans for Environmental Protection, Sara Barth, California/Nevada regional director of the Wilderness Society and Scott Greacen, Public Lands Coordinator of the Environmental Protection Information Center
Environmental Protection Information Center, http://www.wildcalifornia.org/, (707) 923-2931
Wilderness Society, http://www.wilderness.org/ (415) 561-6641
Republicans for Environmental Protection: http://www.rep.org/, 505-889-4544