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Wildlife Conservation Day

February 6, 1998
by Willie Brown
(SF Mayor)


Painting Competition

5-9 years old


Painting Competition

10-14 years old


Painting Competition

15-18 years old


Tiger Awareness Day

June 13, 1998


"No buy! No sell!"

A congratulation letter from San Francisco Mayor Brown.
"... I, Willie L. Brown, Jr., Mayor of ... San Francisco ... proclaim February 6th as Wildlife Conservation Day in San Francisco!"

A congratulation letter from Ms. Mabel Teng.
"... the City and County of San Francisco supports efforts for the tiger conservation and declares February 6, 1998 to be Wildlife Conservation Day!"

"We have become workaholic on Tiger Conservation."
Read this article in Chinese : Page 1 | Page 2 | Page 3
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).

A Pilot Program to Increase Tiger Conservation Awareness...
"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..."

Let us all save the tiger.

Declaration of the Founding of Chinese Association for World Wildlife Conservation.
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.

Founding of Chinese Association for World Wildlife Conservation.
150 participants are celebrating the founding of the Chinese Association for World Wildlife Conservation in San Francisco regardless of the heavy rain.

Signature drive for "Saving Tigers in the Year of the Tiger" Campaign.
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.

The opening of the Tiger Painting Contest for Children.
This article declares the time, methods and rules of the signature drive contest for the "Saving Tigers in the Year of the Tiger" promotion.

Ms. Mabel Teng and San Francisco Zoo showing support to Tiger Conservation..
KPST66 TV Station showing support to Tiger Conservation..
This report tells how Ms. Mabel Teng, San Francisco City Councilwoman, supports the Saving Tiger Contest.

U.S. Congress passed the bill of "Protecting Tigers and Rhinos" in 1998 using the tiger bone substitute.
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.

The Tiger Awareness Day Fair.
This press introduces the Tiger Awareness Day Fair, sponsored by the Chinese all over the country first time, at San Francisco Zoo.

Young Winners of the Tiger Painting and Signature Drive Contests.
First place, Lily Chuang, 18 years old, 479 signatures; second place, Winnie Ngo, 5 years old, 347 signatures; etc. Painting winners are Stephen Gu, Cindy Wu, Winnie Ngo, Jian Zhao, Patricia Liu, Yi Fan Zhang Xu, Richard Chang, Heidi Quach, Angela Huang, Bessie Chiu, Judy Li, Christina Jain, Susan Ye, Jennifer Ku, Min Liu, Jing Wei, Stephany Chang, Daphne Yap, Glendy Chan, etc.

"Tiger Conservation" - A Chinese American and Wildlife Conservation Working Conference held at Fort Mason, San Francisco.
The Conference Discussing "How to promote the Wildlife Conservation in Chinese Community.
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.

News in Brief : Using the same TV Program Mr. Clinton used to promote Tiger Conservation.
Here are a few news regarding tiger protection from Newsletter "Saving Tigers in the Year of the Tiger".

"Stop Illegal Trading in Tiger Products & Rhino Horns!"
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.

Thirty nine oriental medicine schools support "Stop Illegal Trading in Tiger Products & Rhino Horns!"
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.

Tiger Conservation activities in Chinese medicine stores.
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.

Letter to Chinese herb dealers.
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.

Leave our children a living planet.
This is an advertisement regarding "Saving the Earth" for you and for your offering. It shows the importance of wildlife protection.

"Saving Tigers" shopping bags and "Pictures and Words of Tiger Conservation".
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.

Chronicle of events.
Read this article in Chinese : Page 1 | Page 2 | Page 3 | Page 4 | Page 5
Saving Tiger in the Year of the Tiger : Northern California Chinese Community : January 1998 - February 1999

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