Protecting Point Reyes National Seashore Through Media Coverage and Grassroots Action

Protecting Point Reyes National Seashore Through Media Coverage and Grassroots Action

The battle to protect Point Reyes National Seashore from a politically motivated and anti-environmental Draft General Management Plan has brought a unique coalition of activists, organizations, scientists and businesses to expose the problems. Turtle Island Restoration Network has been honored to be part of this coalition and provide help wherever we are able.

Below is just some of the media generated to shine a light on the issue. Click here for more information.

Treatment of Tule Elk

Death by Design: How the National Park Service experiments on tule elk (The Pacific Sun)

Lawsuit: Point Reyes National Seashore negligent in tule elk die off (Marin Independent Journal)

Point Reyes releases final plan to preserve ranches, cull tule elk (Marin Independent Journal)

Scientists urge proactive path forward for elk (Point Reyes Light)

Treatment of Original People

Tamál Húye: Coast Miwoks Fight for Recognition of Point Reyes’ Indigenous History (The Pacific Sun)

Death by Design: How the National Park Service experiments on tule elk (The Pacific Sun)

Coast Miwok Tribe Objects to Point Reyes Ranching, Elk-Killing Plan (Turtle Island Restoration Network)

‘Desecration’: Marin tribal descendants oppose Point Reyes plan (Marin Independent Journal)

Healthy and vibrant communities – starts at 4:55 (Indian Country Today)

A Rude Awakening w/ Dr Marty Ralph + Coast Miwok Council Joseph Sanchez and Jason Deschler – starts at 30:00 (KPFA – A Rude Awakening)

CA – Coast Miwok Tribe Objects to Point Reyes Ranching, Elk-Killing Plan (Coastal News Today)

Tribal council seeks protection for Miwok sites (Point Reyes Light)

Political Shenanigans

Rep. Jared Huffman Explains His Position Top-to-Bottom in the Battle to Manage CA’s Rare Tule Elk (EnviroNews in-Depth Exclusive) 

Editorial: Rep. Jared Huffman’s Attempt to Block EnviroNews from Public Town Hall Meeting was Unethical (EnviroNews)

California’s Rep. Huffman Joins Anti-Public Lands Zealot to Evict Elk From Point Reyes (Center for Biological Diversity)

Activists Rally Against Congressman Jared Huffman’s Support of Killing Endangered Tule Elk (In Defense of Animals)

Grassroots Action

‘They are threatened’: Protests continue in Pt. Reyes as tule elk controversy heads to federal court (ABC7 News)

Elk advocates protest Point Reyes wildlife management (Marin Independent Journal)

Activists demonstrate to protect Marin’s tule elk (Marin Independent Journal)

The Myths of Point Reyes: Legality, History and Economy (CounterPunch)

Debunking the Myths of Point Reyes National Seashore (Webinar)

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