Growers Against Senseless Tree Removal, an Unincorporatedassociation of Citrus Growers; Ronnie Adam;stanley Gillette; M & M Ranch, Acalifornia Generalpartnership,plaintiffs-appellants, v. Central California Tristeza Eradication Agency; Centralvalley Pest Control District; Tulare County Pest Controldistrict; Southern Tulare County Citrus Pest Controldistrict; Kern County Citrus Pest Control District; Stateof California, Defendants-appellees, 108 F.3d 337 (9th Cir. 1996)

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U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit - 108 F.3d 337 (9th Cir. 1996) Submitted Dec. 2, 1996. *Decided Dec. 17, 1996

Before: SNEED, TROTT, and THOMAS, Circuit Judges.


Growers Against Senseless Tree Removal (GASTR) and three citrus growers appeal the district court's interlocutory orders (1) dismissing GASTR as a party to this action, and (2) denying the growers' motion for a preliminary injunction. We dismiss the appeal.

In their reply brief, the growers concede that their appeal from the preliminary injunction order is moot because the Tulare County Pest Control District, within which they all are located, has withdrawn from the tree removal agreement at issue. Accordingly, this portion of the appeal is dismissed.

GASTR seeks to appeal from the district court's partial dismissal order entered on November 16, 1995. We lack jurisdiction to review the November 16 order because it was final only as to GASTR, and the district court did not direct the entry of judgment pursuant to Fed. R. Civ. P. 54(b). See 28 U.S.C. § 1291.



The panel unanimously finds this case suitable for decision without oral argument. Fed. R. App. P. 34(a); 9th Cir.R. 34-4. Appellees' motion for judicial notice is granted


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