People & Groups Archives: Non-human people

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Water Grab Opponents Declare Victory: Nevada State Engineer Rejects SNWA’s Water Applications

Major news from Nevada. The SNWA water grab has been completely rejected — at least for now. This project has been looming over eastern Nevada for decades. Now there is some space to relax, and to gather strength for the next fight. There are many other issues plaguing this region: pinyon juniper deforestation, mining, overgrazing, […]

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Deanna Meyer on Her Campaign to Protect Prairie Dogs in Colorado

Deanna Meyer on Resistance Radio

Deanna Meyer is a long time activist with Deep Green Resistance and an organic farmer currently residing in Colorado. She graduated from the University of Alaska Fairbanks with degrees in Anthropology, English and went on to acquire a teaching certificate. Recently she has been involved in advocating for the forests in her area as well […]

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News Roundup: Prairie Dog Aftermath, Piñon-Juniper Forest Protection, and New Articles

The Castle Rock Prairie Dogs are Gone: Open Letter from an Exile By Jennifer Murnan, DGR Colorado I wore this shirt, long-sleeved, multi-patterned, funky, well tailored hand-me-down for almost every day I worked on the prairie dog relocation at the “Promenade” site in Castle Rock Colorado. The “Promenade” site was only that in the avaricious […]

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Federal Judge in Utah Strikes Down Prairie Dog Protection

  Editor’s note: Deep Green Resistance members, working together with Wildlands Defense and local activists, have been working hard to defend prairie dogs in Colorado for the past year. Thus far they have had several victories, protecting hundreds of prairie dogs from extermination. Learn more about their campaigns, click here. Meanwhile, in Utah, a federal […]

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News Roundup: Mauna Kea Resistance, Prairie Dog Protection, and War Games

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

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Sacred Water Under Threat

Storms chased us. Great, towering thunderstorms that came sweeping out of the west, lurking behind mountain ranges and flowing out across the valleys to drop great curtains of rain that soaked into the soil. That’s what this story is about: water. We came here, a group of us from many different places and backgrounds, to see the land that Nevada developers and Las Vegas real-estate moguls have been lusting after for twenty five years. But it’s not the land they want; it’s the water falling from these thunderstorms and melting off the fresh dusting of snow on the peaks, the water that soaks deep into stone and soil, forming basin aquifers. … Continue reading →

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

by Deanna Meyer (Deep Green Resistance, Colorado Chapter) 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, […]

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Campaign to Save the Castle Rock Prairie Dogs led by Deep Green Resistance Colorado

CASTLE ROCK, COLORADO — A campaign to save a colony of thousands of Prairie Dogs threatened by the development of a mall on Colorado’s Front Range, south of Denver, is being led by Deep Green Resistance Colorado. VIDEO: DGR Colorado member destroys Prairie Dog traps The planned mall, to be built by Alberta Development Corporation, […]

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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 →

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News from the Great Basin

“Protecting Sage Grouse in the Great Basin” “…Restoring native plants and biodiversity in the sagebrush-steppe ecosystem of the Great Basin, where a massive invasion of non-native grasses, particularly cheatgrass, has turned millions of acres into a fire-prone monoculture. As Climate Progress has reported, finding innovative ways to beat back the cheatgrass invasion and restore sagebrush […]

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