Tags Archives: Livestock industry

Update from the Field: Yellowstone Captures More Buffalo, Far Exceeds Kill Quota

Featured image: Coyote and Wolf block the access road to Yellowstone’s Stephens Creek buffalo trap, in an attempt to halt trucks from transporting wild buffalo to slaughter. Photo by Wild Buffalo Defense.      by Stephany Seay / Buffalo Field Campaign Direct Action Last Friday, two more people were arrested after attempting to halt Yellowstone from … Continue reading Update from the Field: Yellowstone Captures More Buffalo, Far Exceeds Kill Quota

BREAKING: Second Blockade Halts Slaughter of Yellowstone Buffalo

March 16th 2018 For Immediate Release Media Contact: Talon Brings Buffalo 406-404-9131 Stephens Creek Trap, Yellowstone National Park March 16th 2018 Hours before dawn on Friday March 16th, two members of the Wild Buffalo Defense collective arrived at the gate of Yellowstone National Park’s Stephens Creek Buffalo capture facility. They blocked the gate with three … Continue reading BREAKING: Second Blockade Halts Slaughter of Yellowstone Buffalo

Yellowstone Turns a Blind Eye to the Sacred, Facilitates Genocide

Featured image: A single mom with seven calves who she is caring for. More than likely, only one of these calves are hers, and the rest of these babies are buffalo she adopted after their mothers were killed by hunters. BFC photo by Stephany Seay.      by Stephanie Seay / Buffalo Field Campaign It’s … Continue reading Yellowstone Turns a Blind Eye to the Sacred, Facilitates Genocide

Buffalo and Monsoons

Featured image by Buffalo Field Campaign      by Max Wilbert / Deep Green Resistance Two days ago, three of last wild bison were shot and killed illegally in a no-shooting zone in a campground barely 100 yards from the boundary of Yellowstone National Park. The next morning, I skied out of the woods with … Continue reading Buffalo and Monsoons

Week of Action for the Buffalo

     by Buffalo Field Campaign Mark your calendars and plan to join Buffalo Field Campaign for some winter rallies for wild buffalo! Yellowstone, Montana, and other bison managers have aims to kill upwards of 900 of the gentle giants this winter, all to appease Montana’s infamous livestock industry. The country’s last wild buffalo — … Continue reading Week of Action for the Buffalo

A 24-Year History of Cliven Bundy’s Illegal Grazing and Armed Conflict at Gold Butte Nevada

Editor’s note: On January 8, 2018,  a federal judge dismissed US government’s criminal charges against Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy, two of his sons and another man linked to militia groups, over procedural errors made by the prosecution.  This is a history of the Bundy grazing allotment.      by Center for Biological Diversity • The Bundy family began … Continue reading A 24-Year History of Cliven Bundy’s Illegal Grazing and Armed Conflict at Gold Butte Nevada

Food Culture

by Lierre Keith / Deep Green Resistance. The food culture across the environmental movement is ideologically attached to a plant-based diet. That attachment is seriously obstructing our ability to name the problem and start working on the obvious solutions. Transition Town originator Rob Hopkins writes, “Reducing the amount of livestock will also be inevitable, as … Continue reading Food Culture

Pinyon-Juniper Forests, Pine Nuts, and True Sustainability

   by Will Falk / Deep Green Resistance A windmill blade knocks the head off a Cooper’s hawk interrupting the late afternoon peace in Spring Valley, just outside Ely, Nevada. The blade tosses the hawk’s body onto yellow gravel the power company spread, over living soil, in circles around their windmills. The ever-present Great Basin … Continue reading Pinyon-Juniper Forests, Pine Nuts, and True Sustainability

Yellowstone Buffaloes’ Last Stand

Featured image by David Mattson       by Louisa Willcox / Grizzly Times Last Tuesday, in the shadow of Yellowstone’s Electric Peak, I watched National Park Service employees herd, prod, shock, immobilize, poke, and corral bison that had only shortly before spent their lives roaming wild. That day, 45 animals were shipped for slaughter and 62 … Continue reading Yellowstone Buffaloes’ Last Stand

Yellowstone National Park Starts Capturing Wild Bison

Yellowstone National Park has initiated wild bison capture operations in their Stephens Creek bison trap, and plans to send hundreds to slaughter in coming weeks. Yellowstone asserts that these actions are necessary to appease Montana’s livestock industry which claims wild bison pose a threat. Bison were recently bestowed with the honor of being designated as the United States' National Mammal. ... Continue reading →