Wildlife Conservation Day
February 6, 1998
by Willie Brown
5-9 years old
10-14 years old
15-18 years old
Tiger Awareness Day
June 13, 1998
"No buy! No sell!"
"... I, Willie L. Brown, Jr., Mayor of ... San Francisco ... proclaim February 6th as Wildlife Conservation Day in San Francisco!"
"... the City and County of San Francisco supports efforts for the tiger conservation and declares February 6, 1998 to be Wildlife Conservation Day!"
Supported by the World Wildlife Fund (WWF), American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine (ACTCM) and American Chinese Zhi-Qing (Intellectuals) Association (ACIA) initiated a Planning Committee for the establishment of the Chinese Association for World Wildlife Conservation (CAWWC).
"One of the most urgent threats to tigers in the wildlands of Asia today is the continuing demand for traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) containing tiger parts..."
This declaration states the mission and goals and policies of tiger conservation and expresses the determination to carry out the cause of tiger conservation through to the end.
150 participants are celebrating the founding of the Chinese Association for World Wildlife Conservation in San Francisco regardless of the heavy rain.
The Chinese community in San Francisco is carrying the signature drive for the "Saving Tigers in the Year of the Tiger" promotion with great enthusiasm.
This article declares the time, methods and rules of the signature drive contest for the "Saving Tigers in the Year of the Tiger" promotion.
This report tells how Ms. Mabel Teng, San Francisco City Councilwoman, supports the Saving Tiger Contest.
This article introduces the studies on the substitutes of tiger bone. The U.S. Congress passed the bill Prohibition of import and sales of tiger and rhino parts.
This press introduces the Tiger Awareness Day Fair, sponsored by the Chinese all over the country first time, at San Francisco Zoo.
First place, Lily Chuang, 18 years old, 479 signatures; second place, Winnie Ngo, 5 years old, 347 signatures; etc. Painting winners are
Yi Fan Zhang Xu,
Glendy Chan, etc.
This press shows the participants' enthusiasm at the "Saving the Tiger" A Chinese American and Wildlife conservation Working Conference held at Fort Mason, San Francisco.
Here are a few news regarding tiger protection from Newsletter "Saving Tigers in the Year of the Tiger".
This is a report that promotion of Saving the Tigers deepens into Chinese medicine stores in San Francisco Bay Area. Store by store, volunteers promulgate it, display the posters, "No Buys! No Sales" No Medicine containing any ingredient of endangered animals!", and urge the people in stores to sign for support.
This is a press on five Chinese newspapers that a poster of "No Buys! No Sales! No medicine containing any ingredients of endangered animals!" is displayed in Chinese community for the first time.
This press indicates that after the "Saving the Tiger" A Chinese American and Wildlife Conservation Working Conference many Chinese medicinal stores will boycott the products, which contain the ingredients of endangered animals and voluntarily display the posters.
This "Advice to Chinese Medicine Dealers" announces the bill of protecting tigers and rhinos passed U.S. Congress in 1998, and urges dealers to sign for support.
This is an advertisement regarding "Saving the Earth" for you and for your offering. It shows the importance of wildlife protection.
There was a display of awarded children's paintings from Tiger Painting Contest in the Year of the Tiger and awarded children's work from Signature Drive for the Saving Tiger Contest. A ceremony was held to grant the awards. The champion child amazingly collected 479 signatures within two and half months, and marvelous paintings obtained numerous praises.
Saving Tiger in the Year of the Tiger : Northern California Chinese Community : January 1998 - February 1999