People & Groups Archives: Non-human people

ESA Update: Victory Stands as USFWS Withdraws Appeal

Featured image by Stephany Seay, Buffalo Field Campaign      by Buffalo Field Campaign On Monday, (June 25) our attorneys at Friends of Animals informed BFC that the US Fish & Wildlife Service has withdrawn their appeal, and Buffalo Field Campaign and Western Watersheds Project’s lawsuit victory will stand. On January 31, 2018, U.S. District … Continue reading ESA Update: Victory Stands as USFWS Withdraws Appeal

Update from the Field: Largest Buffalo Safe Zone Sold, Zinke Aims to Drive Down Buffalo Population

Buffalo Safe Zone Sold      by Buffalo Field Campaign Montana’s largest Buffalo Safe Zone has been sold. The former Galanis property, about 700 acres of lush green grass and rolling hills, was recently bought, and while we don’t know exactly how the new owners feel about the buffalo, the large “Bison Safe Zone” sign has … Continue reading Update from the Field: Largest Buffalo Safe Zone Sold, Zinke Aims to Drive Down Buffalo Population

The Sage Grouse Isn’t Just a Bird – It’s a Proxy for Control of Western Lands

Featured image: Male sage grouse at the Seedskadee National Wildlife Refuge, Wyoming. Tom Koerner/USFWS, CC BY      by John Freemuth, Boise State University / The Conversation The Trump administration is clashing with conservation groups and others over protection for the greater sage grouse (Centrocercus urophasianus), a bird widely known for its dramatic mating displays. The … Continue reading The Sage Grouse Isn’t Just a Bird – It’s a Proxy for Control of Western Lands

Update from the Field: In the Wake of Great Harm, the Central Herd Attempts to Make a Comeback

     by Stephany Seay / Buffalo Field Campaign It’s been a pretty mellow week here with the buffalo. We’ve had very few instances of buffalo along the highway, but there is one big bull who is starting to stretch his legs into some of the newly gained year-round habitat. He has headed north of … Continue reading Update from the Field: In the Wake of Great Harm, the Central Herd Attempts to Make a Comeback

Buffalo Activist’s Relief Fund

     by Wolfs Wands at GoFundMe March 16th, Mark Wolf and Coyote participated in a non-violent direct action to prevent trucks and trailers from accessing Yellowstone National Park’s Capture Facility.  This winter alone Yellowstone has captured and killed more than 1,000 bison.  3,600 bison remain in the wild.  After blocking road access for more than … Continue reading Buffalo Activist’s Relief Fund

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

Buffalo Defenders Lock to Capture Facility, Stop the Yellowstone Park from Slaughtering Last Wild Buffalo

     by Wild Buffalo Defense Media Contact: Talon BringsBuffalo, 646-352-2126 An hour before sunlight on march 5th two members of the Wild Buffalo Defense collective named Cody and Crow descended from the hills onto Yellowstone National Park’s Stevens Creek buffalo trap and using a steel pipe, locked themselves to the bars of the “Silencer”, … Continue reading Buffalo Defenders Lock to Capture Facility, Stop the Yellowstone Park from Slaughtering Last Wild 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

Resource Extraction and Revolutionary Unity 

     by Max Wilbert / Deep Green Resistance “One person died and another was badly burned when a gas well exploded here last year,” my friend Adam says, pointing to an oil well set back a hundred yards from the road. We’re on the plains beneath the Front Range in Colorado, where the Rockies … Continue reading Resource Extraction and Revolutionary Unity 

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