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Royal Gorge Protected Forever

Conservation groups have announced the purchase and protection from development of the nation’s largest cross-country ski area, the 3,000-acre Royal Gorge property on Donner Summit in the Sierra Nevada. Executive Director of Sierra Watch, Tom Mooers, says this is an incredible accomplishment for the Sierra.
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Mooers says that the purchase of Royal Gorge has been a multiple year effort that began by turning back a proposed community development that would have dramatically changed the environment.
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Mooers goes on to say that it was two step process that involved multiple partners.
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The SierraWatch and all of the partners involved with the project feel this is a wonderful Holiday gift for everyone.
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Mooers says it is simply and iconic event similar to early conservation efforts in California.
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The environmental groups raised 11.25 million dollars including many public monies and private donations.

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