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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

The Maul at Castle Rock

11 May

Readers who have frequented this site no doubt have heard of the massacre of prairie dogs resulting from developers who want to build the Promenade Mall in Castle Rock. Deep Green Resistance is happy to publish a deeper background story on the massacre by freelance journalist Suzanne Grover.   The Maul at Castle Rock by […]

Castle Rock Lets Slip Its “Vampire Sustainability” Plan

6 May

Stay in school, kids. Or if not, stay out of government. Because when you misunderstand fundamental notions like ‘sustainability’, you can make stupid decisions. The Castle Rock government’s ignorance of such a basic concept, left unchecked, would wreak damage on the Front Range’s land base in and near the municipality. At the May 5 Town […]

Most of What You Need to Know About Alberta Development

12 Mar

Alberta Development Begins the Assault

11 Mar

After several days of warning signs growing clearer, Peter Cudlip’s Alberta Development agents today began the first of a two-day mass killing of the prairie dogs on the site of the planned Promenade Mall. A Denver television station was on hand for much of the carnage, and Fox31 Denver posted this video: “Poisoning of prairie […]

Castle Rock Activists Remain on “High Alert” for Alberta Assault on Prairie Dogs

10 Mar

Deep Green Resistance forwards this message from our friends at Wildlands Defense. (As editors at this site are engaged in this resistance, we may not post much until this initial assault threat is resolved. We’ll update you as soon as we can.) As always, check out http://wildlandsdefense.org for more information. Friends, Today, Tuesday the 10th, we […]

Is Alberta Development Planning Another Assault on Prairie Dogs?

8 Mar

We in Deep Green Resistance have received reports from the Prairie Dog Liberation Front of Castle Rock that Alberta Development, perpetrators of the Promenade Mall in Castle Rock, are planning the next phase of their extermination of the giant prairie dog colony on the site of the construction. Previously, Alberta resorted to simply ignoring the […]

Activists Continue the Fight for the Castle Rock Prairie Dogs

6 Mar

Peter Cudlip and Alberta Development, along with the Town Council in their pockets, wish the activists would go away. That’s not happening, as the following story from the Castle Rock News-Press details. Activists continue fight for prairie dogs Group explores options to protect wildlife from future development As protesters stood at Founders Parkway and Factory […]