The vast expanse of these ranches that have reduced a once biodiverse paradise into fields of death makes me wonder what a recovery program could do. Keep in mind I'm only driving by ONE of the massive ranches in this clip.
In Point Reyes, even those who fancy themselves to be wildlife advocates have drank too much rancher Joonaid over the decades. Those who have been indoctrinated with rancher lies will repeat the fable that ranchers were promised to be able to stay in the seashore. This is simply untrue as the video below details.
Gordon Bennett was pressured into silence from the ranching community back when he was actively reporting their violations. So what has caused him to suddenly become noisy again, but this time advocating for ranchers?
The announcement from the park service proposing to take down the elk fence has many people excited, but is it good news? Is it even a real possibility or just another way to distract citizens from continuing their pressure on the park service?
Filmmaker Skyler Thomas explains all the concerns associated with this announcement.
With admitted cynicism, there's a good chance the fence coming down means the elk will go from starving to death to being shot. In Point Reyes National Seashore, as long as the ranchers remain, the elk will always face different versions of death.
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