Monday, January 18th: Billboard Launch to Save Denver Geese
Two messages from goose protection advocates will appear in Denver starting Monday in a bid to stop USDA goose killings. Photo: Erin K Sturga Denver, Colo. (January 15, 2021) — In Defense of Animals and Canada Geese Protection Colorado are launching a billboard campaign in…
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CGPC Lake Watch: A teaser for a Canada Geese Protection Colorado citizen science effort
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JY9BPKitOBA&feature=youtu.be&fbclid=IwAR13J70g3XMNNNM0mEGfDtmzpqIPFtHmaQnkc9N0Mz3cFRDht4DCYB7RG6U Lake Watch is a citizen science effort being initiated in metro-Denver to help improve the scientific understanding of urban lakes and ponds as wildlife habitats. Members of the public are encouraged to join the effort to observe, evaluate, and…
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CGPC Members Continue to Raise Voices
Although COVID has altered our daily lives and routines, one positive effect has been increased public presence at City Council and Denver Parks and Recreation Advisory Board (PRAB) meetings. Public comments as well as virtual attendance continues to be steady.…
CGPC calls for continued action although Denver hints at not killing Canada geese in 2021
August 10, 2020, Denver, CO - Canada Geese Protection Colorado (CGPC) acknowledges the recent “Update Summary of 2020 Goose Management Efforts” by Denver Parks and Recreation (DPR) Deputy Executive Director Scott Gilmore that “although we do not have final data…
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Dr. Marc Bekoff on why geese matter
Dr. Marc Bekoff writes "Killing simply doesn't work, and even if it did, it's ethically indefensible. It's nothing more than a fast, temporary, and violent solution that violates codes of decency, respect, and compassion."
First Gentleman Marlon Reis calls for Colorado to exhaust all non-lethal options before killing Canada geese
First Gentleman Marlon Reis calls for a "forward-thinking approach to urban wildlife management" and shares that wildlife biologists say Denver Parks and Recreation's "year-to-year culling of urban wildlife is costly to taxpayers, scientifically ineffective as a long-term solution, and woefully inhumane."
ACTION ALERT: Stacie Gilmore, wife of Scott Gilmore, may be elevated to president of Denver’s city council TONIGHT!
CGPC) has learned Stacie Gilmore (District 11) may be voted president of Denver City Council tonight, July 20, 2020. A vote for Gilmore is unacceptable to CGPC due to the conflict of interest presented by her husband, Scott Gilmore, being DPR's Deputy Director. Contact your city council member today and tell them you do not support this.
Mary Oliver reads “Wild Geese”
For Denver's Canada geese, and Mary Oliver, thank you for reminding us of our "place in the family of things."
City of Denver oversees Garland Park round-up of Canada Geese at dawn
In the pre-dawn hours of Friday, July 10, 2020, Denver Parks and Recreation and the USDA Wildlife Services herded Denver's Canada geese out of the water, corralled them tightly in fences, picked them up by their necks and wings, stuffed them into crates, and trucked them off to be slaughtered. Canada Geese Protection Colorado members and members of the public bore witness to this unnecessary act this morning at Garland Park.