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Forest Service delays final decision on controversial Wolf Creek land trade and development scheme

  “Land swaps” seem to be a trend lately. Deep Green Resistance and others have noted, for example, the Swap that cedes land sacred to the San Carlos Apache tribe to mining interests. Another land swap is in play, this time closer to home. The following story is reprinted from the Summit County Citizens Voice. And again, the proposed swap is … Continue reading Forest Service delays final decision on controversial Wolf Creek land trade and development scheme

Paiute Nation Protests Forest-Service Clearcutting of Pine-Nut Trees Near Reno, NV

Members of the Paiute nation living in northeastern Nevada are angry after the Forest Service clearcut more than 70 acres of pine nuts trees that have been used by the tribe for thousands of years, until the modern day. According to the Forest Service, the trees were cut "by mistake" as part of a federal plan to improve habitat for the Sage Grouse. ... Continue reading →

How to Stop Off Road Vehicles, Part 1

By Michael Carter / Deep Green Resistance Colorado Plateau Imagine a time when you never once worried about losing your home or your means of making a living. Imagine your community used to be prosperous and well-run, providing everything you needed. You never gave a thought to giving back to it, though you always did … Continue reading How to Stop Off Road Vehicles, Part 1

Lawsuit Launched to Protect Rare Utah and Colorado Wildflowers from Oil Development

By the Center for Biological Diversity More Than 90 percent of Imperiled Beardtongues Threatened by Oil, Gas Projects SALT LAKE CITY (Dec 30, 2014)— Seven conservation groups filed a formal notice of intent to sue the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today for denying Endangered Species Act protection to two imperiled wildflowers in Utah and … Continue reading Lawsuit Launched to Protect Rare Utah and Colorado Wildflowers from Oil Development

Stop Thinning Forests

Over 10 years ago, we contracted with the Forest Service on a 50/50 grant to thin 20 acres of land through hydro axing a large percentage of the trees in hopes of creating a park-like environment that we were assured would improve forest health and help with mitigation of fire. After completion of this project, … Continue reading Stop Thinning Forests

How to Stop Off Road Vehicles, Part 1

By Michael Carter, Deep Green Resistance Southwest Coalition Imagine a time when you never once worried about losing your home or your means of making a living. Imagine your community used to be prosperous and well-run, providing everything you needed. You never gave a thought to giving back to it, though you always did and … Continue reading How to Stop Off Road Vehicles, Part 1

How to Stop Off Road Vehicles, Part 1

By Michael Carter, Deep Green Resistance Southwest Coalition Imagine a time when you never once worried about losing your home or your means of making a living. Imagine your community used to be prosperous and well-run, providing everything you needed. You never gave a thought to giving back to it, though you always did and … Continue reading How to Stop Off Road Vehicles, Part 1

Forest Service Moves Forward With Old-growth Logging on Rim of Grand Canyon

By The Center for Biological Diversity TUCSON, Ariz.— Thousands of trees that have stood on the North Rim of the Grand Canyon for more than a century will be cut down later this year as a result of the scheduled “Wild Buck” timber sale today at the North Kaibab Ranger District office of the Kaibab … Continue reading Forest Service Moves Forward With Old-growth Logging on Rim of Grand Canyon

Stop Thinning Forests

Stop Thinning Forests was launched by a Deep Green Resistance Colorado member whose family participated in the Forest Service’s suggested forest thinning projects for private landowners. The website shares the devastating results, including before and after photos. The site carefully documents the evidence that this sort of thinning harms forests and all their community members … Continue reading Stop Thinning Forests

Major tree clearing and timber sale planned for Rosemont Mine

Original article by Tony Davis, Arizona Daily Star Close to 300,000 trees, mostly junipers and oaks, would likely be cleared on public land in the Santa Rita Mountains if the proposed Rosemont Mine is built. Clearing those trees will be controversial, but at this moment, it’s not known what will happen to them afterward. The U.S. … Continue reading Major tree clearing and timber sale planned for Rosemont Mine