As a community, we depend on a healthy, vibrant, and wild future for the Wasatch Range. The threatened landscapes that provide our water deserve legislative action by Congress to protect this ecosystem. The Central Wasatch National Conservation and Recreation Area Act is a locally driven, consensus-based bill aimed at protecting the sources of our drinking water, opportunities for immersion and enjoyment of nature, and home to 1,200 plant and animal species including Moose, Pika, Black Rosy Finch, and Quaking Aspen. Visitation to the Central Wasatch Range will continue to increase and now is our opportunity to put into law the values we share which will limit development to allow future generations the chance for the same inspirational experiences we enjoy today.
However, there are several outstanding issues that must be resolved to bring this legislation to a place where the lands we are charged with stewarding for future generations are protected. Tell the Central Wasatch Commission that in order to continue supporting this proposed legislation the following must be addressed and resolved:
These issues must be resolved in the next draft of the National Conservation and Recreation Area Act before introduction. This is a pivotal time for our communities who wish to protect the Wasatch Range as a source of water, place of solitude, and our shared home with 1,200 plant and animal species. Sign our petition today to support the protection of the Wasatch Mountains:
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