Reps. Huffman, Schiff, Chu, Carbajal Join Virtual Event to Urge Passage of Bill Package to Preserve One Million Acres of CA Public Lands and Wilderness

February 24, 2021

Washington, D.C. – Tomorrow, Thursday, February 25, 2021 at 12:30pm ET/9:30am PT, U.S. Representatives Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael), Adam Schiff (D-Burbank), Judy Chu (D-Pasadena), and Salud Carbajal (D-Santa Barbara) will participate in a virtual event to discuss a large package of public lands bills that the House of Representatives will vote on this Friday, called the Protecting America’s Wilderness and Public Lands Act, or PAW Act.

The package is strongly supported by the Biden Administration and would help meet state and federal goals to conserve 30% of public lands and waters by 2030.

It includes four key bills aimed at protecting and preserving one million acres of public land across California:

  • Rim of the Valley Corridor Preservation Act, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank)
  • San Gabriel Mountains Foothills and Rivers Protection Act, Rep. Judy Chu (D-Pasadena)
  • Northwest California Wilderness, Recreation, and Working Forests Act, Rep. Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael)
  • Central Coast Heritage Protection Act, Rep. Salud Carbajal (D-Santa Barbara)

WHAT:         Virtual event to urge passage of bill package to preserve one million acres of CA public lands

WHO:           Congressman Adam Schiff (D-Burbank)

Congresswoman Judy Chu (D-Pasadena)

Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael)

Congressman Salud Carbajal (D-Santa Barbara)

Nature for All Board Chair Thomas Wong

National Parks Conservation Association Outreach Manager Laura Navar

Community Advocate Josue Guerrero

Community Advocate Ulmira Loza

WHEN:          Thursday, February 25, 2021

12:30pm – 1:00pm ET / 9:30am – 10:00am PT

WHERE:        Please register via Zoom HERE.

NOTE :          Remarks in English and Spanish will be delivered during the event.     

RSVP:           Members of the press are invited to attend and must RSVP. Please register here.