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Alberta Development Violates Promise, Starts Burying Prairie Dogs

The Castle Rock Killing Field, aka “The Nation’s Biggest Mall”, continues to take deadly form on Colorado’s Front Range. Concerned individuals called the town last year to inquire about the construction they heard might take place at the expense of this colony, only to be told no work would begin until 2016.   That, of … Continue reading Alberta Development Violates Promise, Starts Burying Prairie Dogs

Castle Rock Prairie Dogs: A Visual Update

Sunday, several concerned activists visited the site of the proposed “Largest Mall in America”, also known as the planned killing field of thousands of Black-tailed Prairie Dogs and the destruction of their habitat. While we surveyed the site of further carnage, a friend dropped by. You might not like Prairie Dogs as much as you … Continue reading Castle Rock Prairie Dogs: A Visual Update

Large prairie dog colony to be destroyed for shopping mall

Image by DingoDogPhotography Bellmeadow, a member of Deep Green Resistance Colorado, reports on the planned construction of the newest biggest mall in the US. The mall in Castle Rock, CO will destroy the home of one of the largest remnant prairie dog colonies on Colorado’s Front Range. Already reduced to 3% of their native range … Continue reading Large prairie dog colony to be destroyed for shopping mall

The ‘Nation’s Biggest Mall’ Slated to Kill One of the Largest Prairie Dog Colonies on Colorado’s Front Range

by Deanna Meyer, Deep Green Resistance Member Recently I heard news that our county (Douglas) was getting one of the nation’s biggest malls. The news simultaneously sunk my heart and angered me. Why the hell do we need another mall? To consume the world? Then my mind raced to the location of the mall, and … Continue reading The ‘Nation’s Biggest Mall’ Slated to Kill One of the Largest Prairie Dog Colonies on Colorado’s Front Range

Con Slobodchikoff on prarie dogs & animal language

In a thematic follow-up to the interview with Culum Brown, Derrick Jensen’s August 17 Resistance Radio episode features Con Slobodchikoff. Slobodchikoff studies Gunnison’s Prairie Dogs as a model for understanding animal language, and shares some delightful and amazing observations on the complexity of their relationships and communication. For example, the prairie dogs can tell each … Continue reading Con Slobodchikoff on prarie dogs & animal language