Press Democrat, Santa Rosa, Calif., Tuesday, August 10,1971-
On Jenner Park
Still awaiting word from the The groups include the Jenner
folks back home, Supervisor Community Club, four chamRobert
Theiller has again de- bers of commerce in the river
layed a county decision on en- and coastal area, and the Monte
dorsement of a state park at Rio and Russian River recrea-
Jenner. tion districts. '
The decision has now been Spokesman for the conserva-shoved
forward to Aug. 24. tio~st Jenn~~ Coastside ~n~e!-
At immediate issue is en- vatIon CoalitIOn, Mrs .. VIrgm.la
dorsement of Senate bill 537 by H e c h t m am, was qwetly dISRandolph
Collier (D-Yreka). It mayed by 'he new delay.
would authorize sta~ park ac- She ~l~, she talked to state
quisition of JeIU1er beach land park offIcIals and ,they were asand
Penny Island at the mouth tounded.. I
of rthe Russian River. According to Mrs. Hechtman,
The !sla.lld would be preserved ~:r~::r o~e~~e~~! ~~~n~
as a WIldlIfe refuge. a sbate park.
rer~ie~pf:n iss~e ~~~e on:e ch~r;~:~~o~t~, ~~=:a~~~
mo~th of the river eliminating dubon Society, also complained
the Island. that dredging opponents as weill
Conservationist groups s u So as proponents should be asked
peet a plan is afoot to revive the for comment.
dredging proposal. Meanwhile, Supervisor Henry
Supervisor Theiller-first on Spomer raised a legal complica-
~~~~h:~ :~~y ~:th:~~~~d;~k ti~~ said Sen. Colliei' told him I
endorsement, specifically in or- the state may already have Ie-I
der to receive comments from gal right of ownership of the is-pro-
d.redging organizations. land.
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