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The Yoruk Tribe Celebrates Partnership with NPF, NPS, and Partners for Condor Recovery

The Yurok Tribe celebrates that the collaboration with Redwood National Park, National Park Foundation, and partners represents the next evolution in endangered species recovery. Read an excerpt from the press release, “Condors will soon fly over Northern California’s redwoods for the first time in more than a century,” below.

“With support from Redwood National Park, the Service and Bureau of Indian Affairs as well as the Administration for Native Americans, Pacific Gas and Electric and many other contributors, such as the Global Conservation Fund and the National Park Foundation, the Yurok Wildlife Department completed the tremendous amount of work required to reintroduce a critically endangered species.

‘The National Park Foundation is excited to be part of this collective effort to welcome the iconic California condors back to their historic range,’ said Will Shafroth, president and CEO of the National Park Foundation (NPF). ‘This celebratory moment affirms the importance of long-term collaborations between the NPF, the National Park Service, Tribes, and other essential partners and should serve as a model for future partnerships.’”

Read the full press release here.