The C.A.S.H. Courier Newsletter
Fall-Winter 2013 Issue
Additional Losses Ascribed to the Yosemite Fire
“The fire has choked tourism. Visitors spend more than $200 million
annually in Tuolumne County,” said Nanci Sikes, executive director of the
Tuolumne County Visitors Bureau.
She said it’s the No. 1 private
industry in this county of roughly 55,000 residents, with 2,170 employees as
of about a year ago. Sikes added, “It’s probably the county’s top private
So, when C.A.S.H. takes into consideration all of the
economic losses that resulted from the fire, we have to ask if
Pittman-Robertson funds should be of paramount importance to the government,
especially when hunting’s negative impact on other areas of public enjoyment
is so extreme.
C.A.S.H. can’t emphasize enough that, given the dollars
spent on wildlife watching tourism, the government’s focus on dedicated
hunting revenue is ridiculously, dangerously, and undemocratically skewed.
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