July 28, 2014

Come to public meeting to support preserving Tesla Park

Preserving the Tesla Park land is important because of its unique place in the regional ecosystem and its associated biodiversity. Tesla Park contains numerous threatened, endangered, and protected species, varied terrain, and rare plant communities, aside from its cultural riches and scenic beauty. Photo by Pete Veilleux, East Bay Wilds.

Preserving the Tesla Park land is important because of its unique place in the regional ecosystem and its associated biodiversity. Tesla Park contains numerous threatened, endangered, and protected species, varied terrain, and rare plant communities, aside from its cultural riches and scenic beauty. Photo by Pete Veilleux, East Bay Wilds.

Help preserve Tesla Park from the threat of off-roaders (see “Tesla–a park for preservation or for ORVs?”).

On Nov. 12 the Carnegie State Vehicular Recreation Area and the State Parks Department’s Off-Highway Motor Vehicle Division are holding a public meeting. They will present their “Preferred Concept Alternative”, for adding Tesla to the off-roading area. We need to show up to show our strong opposition to this plan–and our support for preserving Tesla’s beauty, natural values, and historic remains.

We expect that a Draft Environmental Impact Report will be issued for the park some time in the next 2 – 3 months. At that time it will again be important to write letters.

Come speak out at the meeting!

What: A  public meeting regarding adding Tesla to the off-roading area, held by the Carnegie State Vehicular Recreation Area and the State Parks Department’s Off-Highway Motor Vehicle Division.
When: Tue., Nov. 12, at 7:30 pm on
Where: Amador High School, 1155 Santa Rita Road, Pleasanton (map).

To get the latest information about this meeting and to RSVP, sign up for email updates at sfbay.sierraclub.org/updates

If you are driving and can pick people up at 7 pm at the Dublin Pleasanton BART station and bring them to Amador High School, contact Janis Turner at (925)344-6150 or email her at janiskate@gmail.com

If you are taking BART and don’t want to or can’t ride your bike to the meeting from BART (it is about 3 miles), contact Janis Turner, (925)344-6150 / janiskate@gmail.com, and see if you can get a ride from BART.

After the meeting it will be possible to submit on-line comments on the “Preferred Conceptual Alternative” and this is another reason to sign up for email updates at sfbay.sierraclub.org/updates

For more information, see www.TeslaPark.org.

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