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Protect Prairie dogs! Join us Monday, March 21st, and Help Kill House Bill 16-1010

By Wildlands Defense In Colorado, a house bill has been introduced to the State, Veterans, and Military Affairs Committee entitled “A bill for an act concerning the authorization process for the release of destructive rodent pests into a county.” If passed, this bill will make it increasingly difficult to save prairie dogs and the land … Continue reading Protect Prairie dogs! Join us Monday, March 21st, and Help Kill House Bill 16-1010

Derrick Jensen: When I Dream of a Planet in Recovery

Featured Image: Abandoned mill near Sorrento, Italy, by Jason Wallace Derrick Jensen / Deep Green Resistance In the time after, the buffalo come home. At first only a few, shaking snow off their shoulders as they pass from mountain to plain. Big bulls sweep away snowpack from the soft grass beneath; big cows attend to and … Continue reading Derrick Jensen: When I Dream of a Planet in Recovery

Deanna Meyer on Her Campaign to Protect Prairie Dogs in Colorado

Deanna Meyer is a long time activist with Deep Green Resistance and an organic farmer currently residing in Colorado. She graduated from the University of Alaska Fairbanks with degrees in Anthropology, English and went on to acquire a teaching certificate. Recently she has been involved in advocating for the forests in her area as well … Continue reading Deanna Meyer on Her Campaign to Protect Prairie Dogs in Colorado

The Castle Rock Prairie Dogs are Gone: Open Letter from an Exile

What follows is an essay from a Deep Green Resistance member. Perhaps this Open Letter serves as an epitaph for the Castle Rock Prairie Dog community, as well as a call to act. We welcome all those who would stand up in defense of the living.   Open Letter From an Exile: I wore this … Continue reading The Castle Rock Prairie Dogs are Gone: Open Letter from an Exile

Federal Judge in Utah Strikes Down Prairie Dog Protection

  Editor’s note: Deep Green Resistance members, working together with Wildlands Defense and local activists, have been working hard to defend prairie dogs in Colorado for the past year. Thus far they have had several victories, protecting hundreds of prairie dogs from extermination. Learn more about their campaigns, click here. Meanwhile, in Utah, a federal … Continue reading Federal Judge in Utah Strikes Down Prairie Dog Protection

Prevent Naropa University from Killing Prairie Dogs

Deep Green Resistance fights for life and justice wherever we find they are threatened. Right now, Buddhist school Naropa University is planning to exterminate a colony. From change.org: Petitioning Naropa University, Todd Kilburn Save the Naropa Prairie Dogs and Withdraw the Lethal Application Filed with the City of Boulder WildLands Defense Naropa University has filed … Continue reading Prevent Naropa University from Killing Prairie Dogs

If you are not outraged, why not?

From WildLands Defense Colorado If you are not outraged at the way this culture destroys life, why not? If you are not outraged at the murder of Blaze just two days ago, why not? If you are not outraged at John Waggoner for annihilating 2000 acres of prairie dogs for a tract home development, why … Continue reading If you are not outraged, why not?

Sealed Fate of the Crowfoot Valley Prairie Dog Colony

by Deanna Meyer, Deep Green Resistance Colorado When we visited the Crowfoot site to confirm the mass annihilation of the last large colony of prairie dogs in the Castle Rock area, we found that all the burrows were packed hard as concrete. I tried to shovel out the burrows but could not because they were … Continue reading Sealed Fate of the Crowfoot Valley Prairie Dog Colony

Civilization Claims Another Prairie Dog Colony

In yet another example of the insatiable thirst for death of industrial civilization, a prairie dog colony near Denver was exterminated last month. As this article in The Denver Post details, human settlements “are safer now that a prairie dog colony located near the Englewood Dam has been exterminated”. Deep Green Resistance weeps for the … Continue reading Civilization Claims Another Prairie Dog Colony