Sierra license plates get OK |

Sierra license plates get OK

The Sierra Nevada Conservancy now has another way to raise money following Gov. Arnold Schwarzeneggar’s approval.

AB 84, which creates a new state program for specialty license plates, was signed by the governor on Monday. The Sierra Nevada Conservancy now has the authority to seek its own specialized plate, similar to the Tahoe license plate, to raise money.

“The license plates give all Californians an opportunity to support conservation activities in the ‘Range of Light’ and to build a base for the new conservancy,” said Elizabeth “Izzy” Martin, CEO of The Sierra Fund, which played a role in getting this bill through the Assembly and the Senate.

The Department of Motor Vehicles will begin issuing plates only after 7,500 plates are reserved.

People who want to pre-register for plates can do so at or at

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