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Earth Day Rally a Success!

“What kind of conservation organization applies for a permit to kill threatened species?”

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A Zoo Board Meeting and the Definition of “Theme Park”

Zoo Board Meeting

We are continuing our activism on behalf of beloved Knowland Park. Last month, a delegation of Park supporters attended the zoo’s board meeting, where Laura Baker of CNPS read the following in a 10-minute public comment period (extended from the original 3 minutes the board allowed): Continue Reading →

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ACTION DAY REQUEST: JOIN OUR PICKET LINE!

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We’re asking for volunteers to take part in peaceful actions aimed at raising public awareness of Knowland Park and the zoo’s disastrous plans for its development. Tentatively, we are planning to continue these pickets through February on Saturdays, but we have a lot of irons in the fire right now so we will confirm in advance as we see how those other things develop.

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WHAT A TURNOUT for the Save Knowland Park Rally on Sunday!!!

A supporter of Knowland Park and it's wildlife

A supporter of Knowland Park and its wildlife

Thanks to ALL who worked so hard to make it happen – donating materials, making signs, contributing speeches or music, leading cheers, waving signs, running our “shuttle,” sharing the information with others and turning out for a fun afternoon. It was truly inspiring to see people just keep coming and coming and coming as the crowd grew. Continue Reading →

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Rally to Save Knowland Park

Save the Date!

Sunday, January 5

Meet at 12:30 pm at Oakland Zoo entrance (intersection of Golf Links Road and Mountain Blvd.)

Allow time for parking on nearby streets and walking to zoo entrance; please carpool, if possible.

Please let us know you’re planning to join us at info@friendsofknowlandpark.org

We are asking for volunteers to take part in peaceful actions aimed at raising public awareness of Knowland Park and the disastrous plans for its development.

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