BERRYESSA SNOW MOUNTAIN NATIONAL MONUMENT

PRESIDENT BIDEN EXPANDS BERRYESSA SNOW MOUNTAIN NATIONAL MONUMENT!

  • Visit the EXPAND BERRYESSA WEBSITE for more information!
  • A Proclamation on Expanding the Berryessa Snow Mountain National Monument, 2024
  • FACT SHEET: President Biden Expands San Gabriel Mountains National Monument and Berryessa Snow Mountain National Monument
  • PRESS RELEASE: President Biden to Expand Berryessa Snow Mountain National Monument
  • Secretary Haaland Celebrates President Biden’s Expansion of Berryessa Snow Mountain National Monument
  • Garamendi, Thompson Join President Biden to Announce Expansion of Berryessa Snow Mountain National Monument
  • Thompson, Garamendi Join President Biden to Announce Expansion of Berryessa Snow Mountain National Monument
  • Padilla Statement on Expansion of San Gabriel Mountains and Berryessa Snow Mountain National Monuments
  • Senator Bill Dod Comments on President's Berryessa Snow Mountain Expansion
  • Map of Molok Luyuk Expansion Area
  • THE BERRYESSA SNOW MOUNTAIN NATIONAL MONUMENT EXPANSION ACT, H.R. 6366


    On January 11, 2022, Congressmen John Garamendi and Mike Thompson introduced The Berryessa Snow Mountain National Monument Expansion Act, H.R. 6366. This legislation would expand Berryessa Snow Mountain National Monument by nearly 4,000 acres to include the Lake County portion of Walker Ridge, known as Condor Ridge or Molok Luyuk in Patwin. The bill would also ensure that federally recognized tribes can co-manage the land with the federal agencies, rename the Ridge to Condor Ridge (Molok Luyuk) and require a landscape scale management plan.

    This ridgeline and the surrounding area has cultural significance to Native Americans, is home to Bald Eagles, Golden Eagles, and Tule Elk. The unusual serpentine soil along the ridge provides a home for rare plant species including the adobe lily (Fritillaria pluriflora) and scythleaf onion (Allium falcifolium). The Act will protect these special areas, secure recreation opportunities in the area while boosting local economies and honor its cultural significance.

    HELP PROTECT MOLOK LUYUK!

  • Download the Berryessa Snow Mountain National Monument Expansion Act Thank You and Support Letter to Congressmen Garamendi and Thompson
  • More information on Berryessa Snow Mountain National Monument Expansion Act (pdf):

  • Berryessa Snow Mountain National Monument Fact Sheet, April 2023
  • CA Senate Joint Resolution Berryessa Snow Mountain National Monument Expansion Act, SJR-10
  • Local Advocates Thanks Senator Padilla and Representatives Garamendi and Thompson for their Continued Calls on the Biden Administration to Expand Berryessa Snow Mountain National Monument, October 11, 2023
  • Letter from Senator Padilla, Congressman Garamendi, and Congressman Thompson to President Biden Reissuing their call for permanent protection for Molok Luyuk, October 11, 2023
  • Interior Secretary, BLM Director Visit Proposed Berryessa Snow Mountain National Monument Expansion
  • The National Congress of American Indians Resolution in support of the Expansion of Berryessa Snow Mountain National Monument
  • Tribal and Community Leaders Applaud U.S. Senate Committee’s Advancement of Berryessa Snow Mountain National Monument Expansion Act
  • Wildflowers, eagles and native history, can this California ridge be protected? - The Guardian, May 1, 2023
  • This ridge is considered a California 'jewel'. Here's how tribes are trying to protect it. - The Sacramento Bee, May 1, 2023
  • Letter to President Biden from The Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation
  • The Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation Calls on President Biden to Protect Molok Luyuk
  • Molok Luyuk Coalition Letter to President Biden, October 19, 2022
  • Garamendi, Padilla Lead Request that President Biden Expand the Berryessa Snow Mountain National Monument
  • California Legislators Ask President Biden to Consider Antiquities Act for Molok Luyuk
  • Tribal and Community Leaders Call on President Biden to Expand Berryessa Snow Mountain National Monument
  • Bill to Expand Berryessa Snow Mountain National Monument Garners Bipartisan Support in Congress
  • Senators Padilla and Feinstein Press Release, July 21, 2022
  • Berryessa Snow Mountain National Monument Expansion Act, H.R. 6366 / S. 4080 Support Letter
  • Senate Hearing on Berryessa Snow Mountain National Monument Expansion Act
  • Senators Padilla and Feinstein Press Release
  • Berryessa Snow Mountain National Monument Expansion Act, S. 4080
  • Tuleyome and Partners' Press Release S. 4080
  • House of Representatives Hearing on Berryessa Snow Mountain National Monument Expansion Act
  • Dear Colleague Letter from Congressman Garamendi (PDF)
  • Section-by-Section summary for the Berryessa Snow Mountain National Monument Expansion Act (PDF)
  • Congressmen Garamendi and Thompson Press Release
  • BLM Map of Condor Ridge (Molok Luyuk) Addition
  • Berryessa Snow Mountain National Monument Expansion Act, H.R. 6366
  • Tuleyome and Partners' Press Release H.R. 6366
  • BERRYESSA SNOW MOUNTAIN NATIONAL MONUMENT MANAGER'S REPORTS

  • 2021
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  • 2019
  • 2018
  • 2017
  • BSM NM MENDOCINO NATIONAL FOREST MANAGEMENT BASELINE 2019

    The Mendocino National Forest has published the 2019 Management Baseline. The document can be accessed here.

    RADIO INTERVIEW ON THE NATIONAL MONUMENT:

    CLICK HERE to listen in as Bob Schneider defends our national monuments on Capitol Public Radio on their Insight With Beth Ruyak program on August 2, 2017.

    SELECTED LINKS AND OTHER INFORMATION:

    See the links below for the most current updates and information on the status of our beloved national monument, along with background information on the Berryessa Snow Mountain National Monument region.

    CLICK ON THE LINKS BELOW TO DOWNLOAD PDFs:

    Background Information On the BSM National Monument:

    Prehistory Information About the Region:

    Note: The following documents represent the author’s views and are not necessarily indicative of Tuleyome’s judgements about anthropological truth in the Berryessa Snow Mountain region.

    MORE INFORMATION ON YOUR NATIONAL MONUMENT:

    Berryessa Snow Mountain is now a National Monument thanks to your hard work! Find out what is going on within the monument and with the Resource Management Plan.

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    To learn more about Berryessa Snow Mountain National Monument and the Berryessa Snow Mountain National Monument Expansion Act, H.R. 6366, check out this video.

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