ACT OF 1997


What the Bill Does (in brief)

Misperceptions & Facts

Bill Information (link to Thomas Legislative Information on the Internet)

House Bill (HR 858)

March 5, 1997 Hearing of the QLG legislation by the Subcommittee on Forest and Forest Health of the Committee on Resources of the House of Representatives

Senate Bill (S 1028)

Senator Feinstein's Press Release

Response to Mr. Blumberg's (The Wilderness Society) questions developed by Linda Blum (February 1997)

Response to Mr. Blumberg's Senate committee testimony by Linda Blum (May 1997)

Letter from Linda Blum to activists in response to calls and emails (May 1997)

Sierra Nevada Forest Protection Campaign Flyers (March 14, 1998)

Letter from Senator Feinstein to Senator Boxer regarding removal of her name from the bill (December 4, 1997)

Letter from Tom Nelson to Senator Boxer (May 8, 1998)

Plumas Audubon and National Audubon Society Dialogue (December 5, 1997)

Dialogue with Western Region Representatives of National Environmental Groups and others.

NOTE: the following is the reentered text of the memos, letters, documents and speeches chronicling the the dialogue. My apology for any typographic errors. Please advise me of any necessary corrections.

Memo from NRDC (Natural Resources Defense Council) (9/20/96)

Letter from Klamath Forest Alliance (9/21/97)

Memo from NRDC (1/24/97)

Memo from The Wilderness Society (2/13/97)

Letter From Congresswoman Chenoweth to Tom Nelson (March 19, 1997)

Letter From Tom Nelson to Congresswoman Chenoweth (March 21, 1997)

Under Secretary Lyons Meeting Notes (April 8, 1997)

Memorandum from California Forest Activists to QLG, Lyons and Legislative Staffers (April 11, 1997)

Letter from QLG to Wilderness Society, NRDC, et. al. (4/22/97)

Sierra Nevada Alliance Statement (4/97)

Letter from QLG to Environmentalist Community, (April, 30, 1997)

Memorandum from Jim Lyons to QLG, California Forest Activists & Legislative Staffers (May 2, 1997)

Letter from Friends of the River (May 20, 1997)

Letter from Mother Lode Sierra Club (6/20/97)


Statement of Congressman Don Young, Resources Committee (May 21, 1997)

Lassen County Board of Supervisors (June 17, 1997)

Plumas County Office of Education (June 10, 1997)

Shasta Alliance for Resources and Environment (June 17, 1997)

Northern California Society of American Foresters (June 15, 1997)