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Representative Polis:  (970) 668-3240      Senator Bennet: (866) 455-9866 
    Senator Udall:     (303) 650-7820
 

Hi, my name is ______ and I live in ________.

Thank you for all your work to create more wilderness in Colorado.


I am calling to ask you to re-introduce H.R. 6280 (the Eagle and Summit County Wilderness Preservation Act) and strongly urge you to designate the remaining lands in the Hidden Gems Wilderness Proposal as
wilderness.  

All of these areas are so important for our wildlife and future generations.  Thank you for committing to continuing to work on these proposal areas.

Wilderness is such an important part of what makes Colorado special.

(Optional: share your own reasons about why you support the Gems).

Thanks so much for your leadership on this important issue!

Hi, my name is _____ and I live in_______. 

I am calling to ask you to introduce legislation to designate all the lands in the Hidden Gems Wilderness Proposal as wilderness.  

All of these areas are so important for our wildlife and future generations. So much work has gone into the Hidden Gems and the proposal is now ready for your leadership.


Wilderness is such an important part of what makes Colorado special.

(Optional: share your own reasons about why you support the Gems).


Thanks so much for your leadership on this important issue!


It's especially important to mention specific areas you want to see protected - Lower Piney and Basalt Mtn. are two areas left out of Polis' first bill which are especially important to add back in.

 

Other points you can mention:

 

Wilderness is such an important part of what makes Colorado special. The Hidden Gems would protect nearly 250,000 acres in Summit and Eagle Counties of important low elevation habitat, and safeguard our wildlife and clean water.

 

Over the years, the Hidden Gems Campaign has engaged in thoughtful and extensive outreach to all concerned groups, even their opponents, in order to ensure the proposal really is citizen generated.  Even if everybody doesn't agree, everyone has had a seat at the table.