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."
Park police intimidate citizen lawfully witnessing Canada goose round up at Garfield Park, Denver
Early this morning, a Denver citizen was intimidated and unlawfully prevented from observing the round-up of Canada geese which occurred July 9, 2020 in Garfield Park. She writes, "They had two cops parked in a parking lot on Mississippi next to one another facing opposite ways. One of them aggressively whipped out of the parking lot right when they saw us and sped up then got right behind us. Clearly trying to intimidate us from going to the park..."
Killing of Canada geese begins again in Denver
On July 8, 2020, in the quiet early morning hours at sunrise along the peaceful banks of Sloan's Lake, Eve Ruiz Ulloa witnessed Denver's hired contractors - USDA APHIS Wildlife Services - round up Canada geese at Sloan's Lake.
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.
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…
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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.".