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City and federal agencies ignore public outcry over planned slaughter of Canada geese in Denver

DENVER _ Canada Geese Protection Colorado (CGPC) anticipates that Denver Parks and Recreation and its contractor, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Wildlife Services Division, will, at any moment, begin the unethical round up and slaughter of up to 4,000 resident Canada geese in Colorado, process them, feed them to those suffering food insecurity, and, in doing so, fail to heed the voice of citizens and experts calling for an end to this unnecessary and cruel injustice to humans and animals alike.

Read Denver’s Update on Resident Canada Goose Damage Management

At the May, 2020 Denver Parks and Recreation Advisory Board Meeting, Vicki Vargas-Madrid, Wildlife Program Administrator presented an update on the city's Resident Canada Goose Damage Management program. You can review the slides here: https://www.denvergov.org/content/dam/denvergov/Portals/747/documents/PRAB/2020/CanadaGooseDmgMngmntUpdt_PRAB-May2020.pdf or download the PDF below.…

ALERT: Lethal Take of Denver’s Canada Geese Imminent

Denver’s resident Canada geese have molted, are currently unable to fly, and are likely to be captured and killed over the next few weeks. CONTACT YOUR CITY REPRESENTATIVES NOWTO HELP PREVENT THIS SLAUGHTER. At Denver’s recent Sustainability and Resiliency Committee, Vicki…

CGPC Questions Denver’s transparency about 2020 goose management with 4CBS Denver

Dr. Carole Woodall, CGPC co-founder and core team leader says, “They have stated in writing that they have not made a decision whether or not they are going to cull the geese, however why would there then be the need to have a depredation permit and a contract with USDA? So that’s something that needs to be asked of them.".