Protect Our Parks and Forest Preserves

A land management philosophy called restoration advocates killing deer and other wildlife, cutting down healthy trees, using herbicides and conducting large scale burns on Forest Preserve District of Cook County and Chicago Park District sites in our area.

Restorationists want to remove existing trees and wildlife on public land to create conditions that they believe were present before European settlement.

As local residents, natural areas users and members of the community at large, we find this philosophy historically, scientifically and ethically suspect and we oppose current practices for both their environmental impact and their threat to human health and safety.

We call for an end to restoration practices on affected sites in our community and the ongoing preservation of trees and wildlife in our natural areas.

Sponsor

Urban Wildlife Coalition, Trees for Life and Natural Forest Advocates are local non-profit environmental organizations dedicated to the protection of public lands.

Links

urbanwildlifecoalition.org

Discussion

No comments yet.

join the discussion

Recent signatures

  • username

    Mark Donham, United States

    3 years ago Comments: -
  • username

    Isis Feral, United States

    3 years ago Comments: -
  • username

    Bene Tanenbaum, United States

    4 years ago Comments: -
See more

Petition highlights

There are no highlights yet.