Thanks for posting my letter to the community Greyhart. I appreciate
We have some amazing and beautiful photo’s of the Great Horned Owls that
live in this park. The fledglings photos are heart melting.
You will see why I have taken up the fight with my Sword, Wand, Cup and
Pentacle. It is the Hill that I have chosen to die upon.
I continue to feel guided that the Pagan Community is where the alliances
that I need will take place. We of all people know the spiritual value of
Just to be clear there is no legal protection for Open Spaces or
The City and County of Denver (City Attorney and City Councilman) has
stated publicly that they have the legal right to administratively dispose of
these lands as they see fit.
This is why I am fighting this battle to stop the City and County of Denver
from developing this Natural Area. What makes this issue uniquely
important is that
this has never been done before in Denver. If they get away with this
first attempt then Pandora’s Box is opened, a legal precedent has been
established and the
rest of our Natural Spaces and Open Spaces are in jeopardy of development.
We have to win this one. We can effect policy here and now and
protect our own lands here in Denver. Colorado is where our energies are
The newspapers have been running articles at least once a week, and this
looks to potentially effect elections. Meg Schomp who is running for
School Board has been carrying a petition for us, and worked side by side
with me at the Peoples Fair.
I need your help.
This is the next pressing issue. We need to pack the
courtroom with supporters. Please come. I will be likely called to
On Wednesday, June 12, 2013 Denver District Judge Herbert L. Stern III will
decide whether to grant a preliminary injunction preventing
Mayor Hancock and city council from trading 10.7 acres of Hampden
Heights North Park in southeast Denver for an office building downtown.
The hearing will start at 9 am in Courtroom 376 in the City
and County Building, 1437 Bannock St.
Donations are needed for printing costs, t-shirt printing, and booth space
rental. We rented a booth space for the Gay Pride Festival.
The attorney John Case is working for us Pro Bono but we have to pay for
the Friends of Denver Parks expenses.
If you would like to circulate a petition please contact me.
I would be happy to come speak at a meet up if someone wants to organize
President, Friends of Denver Parks