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Historic agreement: Prairie Creek project land returns to Yurok Tribe

In a groundbreaking move, Save the Redwoods League, the Yurok Tribe, National Park Service, and California State Parks have joined hands in a momentous memorandum of understanding.

This marks the first step towards transferring ‘O Rew, a vital 125-acre site, back to its original guardians, the Yurok Tribe.

The agreement outlines a shared vision for long-term co-management, establishing a pioneering model where federal and state bodies collaborate with tribal ownership.

CalTrout, a key player in the Prairie Creek Floodplain Restoration project, applauds this significant development.

Heralding it as a stride toward conservation rooted in historical stewardship and Indigenous sovereignty. The agreement paves the way for…

Source video: Yurok Tribe on YouTube

Source image: Line Knipst / pexels


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