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The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) has proposed cutting down an old-growth grove of redwood trees in a majestic part of California called Richardson Grove. Richardson Grove is home to a diverse ecosystem and some of the tallest redwood trees in the world. Caltrans wants to widen Highway 101 — and action that would require them to disturb delicate old-growth roots. This would threaten the future of the entire grove of redwoods.

Caltrans has yet to confirm that their construction won't permanently harm Richardson Grove. Before it moves forward with this potentially disastrous project, Caltrans needs to guarantee its plans won't affect the future health of Richardson Grove.

Write to California Governor Jerry Brown asking him to ensure that Caltrans will not harm Richardson Grove or the old-growth forest with its highway widening project.

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Dear Governor Brown,

I am asking that you give your attention to a potentially disastrous project Caltrans is planning to embark upon in an area of California called Richardson Grove.

Richardson Grove is a majestic cluster of ancient old-growth redwood trees — and is home to some of the tallest trees in the world. Tourists come from all over to marvel at the unspeakable beauty that is Richardson Grove.

But Caltrans wants to widen Highway 101 in this delicate environment, threatening the old-growth trees and other plant and animal life that coexist with them. Caltrans' plans could have devastating effects on this forest.

Richardson Grove is a precious part of Northern California's ecosystem and should be kept pristine. Please see that Richardson Grove is protected and Caltrans doesn't ruin this spectacular beauty.

Thank you for your time.

Petition Signatures

Jan 21, 2018 Susan Briggs
Jan 7, 2018 Rhoda Slanger
Jan 5, 2018 Deborah Bell
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Jan 2, 2018 Alysa Waring
Dec 19, 2017 T.J. Pitts
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Dec 14, 2017 Sandra Tucker
Dec 13, 2017 Alice Calkins
Dec 11, 2017 A Martin
Nov 21, 2017 Gerri Petersen
Nov 20, 2017 Julie Hansen
Nov 20, 2017 patricia remollino
Nov 19, 2017 Nancy Ortez
Nov 19, 2017 Elise McCoubrie
Nov 19, 2017 Stacey Govito
Nov 19, 2017 Susan Diller
Nov 15, 2017 Erika Somlai
Nov 15, 2017 Richard and Kim Rendigs
Nov 14, 2017 Beata Morgunova
Nov 12, 2017 Heidi Ansell
Nov 11, 2017 Simone Duffin
Nov 11, 2017 Elena Newton
Nov 10, 2017 tami mccready
Nov 8, 2017 Beah Robinson
Nov 6, 2017 Sue Jackson
Nov 6, 2017 jude lotz
Nov 2, 2017 Diana Schwab
Nov 2, 2017 Lajeanne Leveton
Nov 2, 2017 Lynda Kerr
Nov 2, 2017 Jodi Abel
Oct 31, 2017 Cathy Dennler
Oct 31, 2017 Casey Kaemerer
Oct 30, 2017 Giovanni Padova
Oct 29, 2017 Maryanne Thompson
Oct 29, 2017 Alice Munro
Oct 29, 2017 Beverley Lengden
Oct 29, 2017 Deborah Moore
Oct 28, 2017 Roxanne Leshine
Oct 27, 2017 Ketmany Saycocie
Oct 26, 2017 ilse Maene
Oct 26, 2017 Kimberly Wallace
Oct 26, 2017 Carolyn Balls
Oct 25, 2017 Karrie Vukelic
Oct 25, 2017 Joan Hoefer
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Oct 25, 2017 Pamela Llewellyn
Oct 23, 2017 evka vaskova
Oct 22, 2017 Vik Cooke
Oct 21, 2017 lynn henderson

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