We just had our latest planning meeting and this year’s Sacred Water, Sacred Forests Camp is coming together well. We’re looking forward to a great weekend sharing skills, building community, exchanging knowledge, deepening our connection to the land, and strategizing. If you plan to attend the trip and have not contacted us yet, please do … Continue reading Last Chance to RSVP for Sacred Water, Sacred Forests!
by Max Wilbert / Deep Green Resistance Great Basin As a kid, I pictured Nevada as a wasteland of sand and cacti. Today, I know better. For the past five years, I’ve been packing up my truck every spring and taking a long day to drive to eastern Nevada to bask in the … Continue reading Nevada Deserves Protection
Over Memorial Day Weekend (May 27-29), the fifth annual Sacred Water, Sacred Forests Camp will be taking place in eastern Nevada. Every year a group of grassroots activists and community members have gathered in this remote region to celebrate the beauty of the Great Basin, share information and strategies about protecting the area, and spend … Continue reading Sacred Water, Sacred Forests Camp – Memorial Day Weekend, 2017
This story from the phenomenal journalist Brenda Norrell of Censored News. RENO (Monday, October 9th) — Five people were injured when a white pickup truck plowed into Native American rights activists, protesting Columbus Day and speaking out for the defense of the water at Standing Rock. During the Abolish KKKolumbus Day March on Monday, at … Continue reading Racists Plow Truck into Crowd of Indigenous Protestors in Reno | Biomass is NOT sustainable!
Surveyors found illegal cattle grazing, defaced petroglyphs and ditch-digging. by Anna V. Smith / High Country News In June 2015, for the first time since federal officers confronted Cliven Bundy and militia members over Bundy’s illegal grazing in 2014, the Bureau of Land Management sent a survey crew to the Gold Butte area near … Continue reading A look at Gold Butte, Nevada, two years after the Bundy standoff
By Will Falk / Deep Green Resistance The Swamp Cedars in Spring Valley, Nevada have grown long memories. They stand on the valley floor under the bright Great Basin stars where the skies are still unspoiled by the encroaching glow of electricity. Beneath the trees’ branches, the blue petals of wild irises flutter in the … Continue reading The Swamp Cedars and the Nevada Water Grab
By Katie Fite / WildLands Defense This article first appeared on Counterpunch Featured Image: Virgin River with banks trampled like a feedlot by Cliven Bundy cattle. May 2015. In Oregon, an armed occupation of Malheur Wildlife Refuge headquarters is being led by self-proclaimed “patriots” from Nevada. They are defending a public lands ranching family’s “right” to … Continue reading BLM Leadership Coddles Hostile and Law Breaking Nevada Ranchers like Cliven Bundy
By Will Falk / Deep Green Resistance Featured image: The author surveying the devastation of Pinyon-Juniper deforestation (Photo: Max Wilbert) Once I recovered from the shock I experienced witnessing the carnage produced by a Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) so-called “pinyon-juniper treatment project” just south of Spruce Mountain in Nevada, all I wanted was the … Continue reading Pinyon-Juniper Forests: BLM’s False Claims to Virtue
Editor’s Note: this is the second of a multi-part series of pinyon-juniper deforestestion. The first part can be found here. By Will Falk / Deep Green Resistance Featured image by Max Wilbert My thoughts race with yesterday. My friend Max Wilbert and I left Park City, Utah in the pre-dawn bitter cold crossing the Wasatch … Continue reading Will Falk: Pinyon-Juniper Forests: The Oldest Refugee Crisis
By Will Falk / Deep Green Resistance Standing in a pinyon-juniper forest on a high slope above Cave Valley not far from Ely, Nevada, I am lost in an ancient vision. It is a vision born under sublime skies stretching above wide, flat valleys bounded by the dramatic mountains of the Great Basin. The vision … Continue reading Pinyon-Juniper Forests: An Ancient Vision Disturbed