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The elk finally had their day in the Ninth Circuit Federal Appellate Court in San Francisco, before a 3-judge panel, around 10:30am this past Monday, April 1st (yes, April Fool’s Day, but this ain’t no foolin’ around).  Our superstar-before-the-bar, attorney, Rebecca Garverman of the Harvard Animal Law & Policy Clinic, which brought this suit for …

Over 20,000 citizens submitted a Public Comment to the Park Service – to free the Tule elk at Pt. Reyes Nat’l Seashore! – 9/28/23 Historic process underway here, folks! For the first time in 45 years — since the magnificent Tule elk were re-introduced to their historic stamping grounds at Point Reyes Seashore in Marin …

 CLICK THE PLAYHEAD, BELOW:   SONG:  “Point Reyes Seashore Has Some Cows” About 4,500 privately-owned beef and dairy cows run roughshod over the public land of Point Reyes National Seashore, a national park unit in west Marin County, CA, about 20 miles north of San Francisco. The average person, including visitors to this popular seashore, …

  Both pro-private-cattle ranchers and pro-wild-elk activists were surprised by the National Park Service’s news release about its proposal to dismantle the controversial 3-mile-long, 8-foot-tall Tule Elk Reserve fence at Point Reyes National Seashore. The Park Service’s proposal signals a reversal of 45 years of Park Service policy of fencing in the park’s largest herd …

  It didn’t take long for the National Park Service’s (NPS) quiet, low-key email “News Release” to its subscribers at 11am PT on Friday, June 9, 2023, to cause a commotion. Because the one-page document contained this long sentence (bolding added): Based on the review of public comments and internal scoping, NPS has identified a …

MORE ACTIONS YOU CAN TAKE TO HELP THE ELK, including contacting politicians & officials, are near the bottom of this lengthy webpage. The Tule elk are only the largest, most visible Point Reyes wildlife species being threatened, harmed, and even killed by current NPS (National Park Service) policies which favor for-profit business operations in the park over the …

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