For Denver's Canada geese, and Mary Oliver, thank you for reminding us of our "place in the family of things."
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.
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.".
CGPC volunteer scouts have been traversing Denver Parks looking for nests & counting geese. We still have parks that need to be scouted (walked) once a week. You can help.