SOURCE: The Nature Conservancy

The Nature Conservancy

October 07, 2014 14:04 ET

The Nature Conservancy Hosts Yes on Prop. 1 Event

LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwired - October 07, 2014) - The Nature Conservancy, an international science-based conservation organization, will host an event in support of Proposition 1 on Thursday, October 9 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The event will take place at the Los Angeles River Center & Gardens (570 W. Ave. 26, Los Angeles, Calif.) and will welcome local elected officials, environmental organizations, and partners in support of building a better water future for California.

The $7.545 billion package will provide funds for critical infrastructure needs while protecting our rivers, streams, wetlands and groundwater resources. The bond will also help prepare for the increasing impacts of our changing climate with investments in regional water supplies and floodplains. From the Sierra to the coast, from rural communities to urban neighborhoods, all Californians have a stake in building a better water future.

The participants include:

  • Ron Gastelum, Board Member , The Nature Conservancy
  • Jay Ziegler, Director of External Affairs & Policy, The Nature Conservancy
  • Senator Fran Pavley
  • Assemblymember Mike Gatto
  • Assemblymember Anthony Rendon
  • David Nahai, Board Member, Heal The Bay
  • Assemblymember Cristina Garcia

Schedule of events:
11 a.m. - Welcome and Yes on Prop. 1 panel
11:40 a.m. - Media availability
12 p.m. to 1 p.m. - Lunch

About The Nature Conservancy
The Nature Conservancy is a leading conservation organization working across California and around the world to protect land, fresh water and oceans for nature and people. The Conservancy and its more than 1 million members have protected nearly 120 million acres worldwide. In California, we're proving when nature thrives, people thrive. Visit us on the web at conserveca.org

The Nature Conservancy strongly endorses Proposition 1 and asks your support for this measure on November 4.

More info: www.conserveca.org/water-bond

Contact Information

  • CONTACT:
    PRISCILLA VEGA
    MEDIA RELATIONS OFFICE
    THE NATURE CONSERVANCY
    LOS ANGELES, CALIF., 91017
    PHONE (626)297-4080
    http://www.conserveca.org/