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

19 Mar

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 […]

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

10 Nov

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 […]

Prevent Naropa University from Killing Prairie Dogs

29 Aug

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 […]

Colorado’s water plan: an end to mega projects?

28 Jul

Apparently, Colorado has a new water plan. Plans are good. This is cold comfort, though, given that the plan only addresses new ‘supply projects’.  We know the Colorado River is already 100% allocated (a tiny bit of industrial civilization insanity in and of itself); this article, from High Country News, projects an additional 5 million residents […]

Federal Agents Harass Deep Green Resistance Members

15 Jul

Apparently, we’re doing something right. [From The Guardian] Lawyer for Deep Green Resistance ‘interrogated repeatedly’ at US border Environmental activists for Deep Green Resistance in seven states say they have been questioned and harassed by US federal agents at work and at home Adam Federman Monday July 6, 2015 0700 EDT Deanna Meyer lives on a […]

A Case Study in Activism and Resistance: The Castle Rock Prairie Dog Campaign

8 Jul

The DGR Southwest Coalition recently held their annual Southwest Gathering, sharing skills & good food, strengthening interpersonal bonds, and engaging in many valuable discussions & strategy sessions. As part of the gathering, Deanna Meyer of Deep Green Resistance Colorado joined Brian Ertz of Wildlands Defense to discuss the recent campaign against a Castle Rock mega-mall […]

Prairie Dog Action Alert! Channel 7 News Mis-reports on Plague

25 Jun

Action Alert! Please let Channel 7 news know that their coverage of this story lacked factual information and was unacceptable. With prairie dogs disappearing across the landscape with populations at less than 1% of their historic numbers, it is more important now than ever that the truth is told and that prairie dogs are not […]

Business and Government Continue Partnership to “Frack Over” Colorado

10 Jun

We don’t mean to be hyperbolic about the issue (in fact, that would be next to impossible), but the following editorial from the Boulder Daily Camera helps delineate how Colorado serves as another example of fascism. When government and industry work this closely together, there’s really no other way to describe the warm and cozy […]

Learning to Resist: Fighting Development in Castle Rock , CO to Protect Life, Land and Prairie Habitat

27 May

by Deanna Meyer Last spring as the grasses started greening up and springing across the landscape, I joyfully drove through one of the most magnificent prairie dog colonies left along Colorado’s Front Range. Almost two hundred acres were packed full of the cozy little families all basking in the sun, rolling on the burrows, kissing and […]

Toxic vapors suspected in deaths of three Colorado oil and gas workers

19 May

Add this to the list of ‘benefits’ brought by the oil and gas industry. This article in the Denver Post illustrates somewhat vividly the extent of the toxicity of extraction, and by extension industrial civilization. The Denver Post Toxic vapors suspected in deaths of three Colorado oil and gas workers By Monte Whaley   Joe […]