TUCSON -- As an ecologist, I've been thinking about this modest proposal a long time, but finally decided to endorse Prop. 106, 'Conserving Arizona's Future'. Vote yes on Prop. 106 in November.
Anti-environmental cattlemen and the crazy right-wing State Legislature are fighting against it, which is a sure sign you should support it.
Arizona has over 9.1 million acres of State Lands, much of it important open space wildlife habitat and recreation areas near Arizona's population centers.
Vote yes on Prop. 106, it is a small but important first step for overall State Lands conservation. Much more will have to be done in the future, but passing Prop. 106 is a start.