Dear friend of the Forest,
I arrived home from a gathering last month exhausted but excited. Energized. Inspired. My brain was racing—processing, analyzing, sorting through the conversations and questions. And, in keeping with the goals of this gathering, I arrived home ready to hit the ground running and work.
Representing the Bay Area Coalition for […]
The intrepid Buffalo Field Campaign roadshow crew has hit the highway out of West Yellowstone, Montana, heading west with their multi-media story-telling, music and video show, coming to our neighborhood soon!
When: Friday, Sept. 27, 7 pm (doors at 6:30)
Where: The Art House Gallery and Cultural Center, 2905 Shattuck Ave., Berkeley
This event will […]
Update from the Mattole Forest Campaign
After 60 days in the canopy, Rook has returned to the ground…
Message from Rook:
“After two months living in Trickster, I’m on the ground again. I’m not some arboreal creature. I can’t live 100 ft. up sitting on a net, eating clif bars indefinitely. I did […]
** A community night cafe benefiting BACH…
** And our friend from Seattle-singersongwriter Jim Page playing at Heyday Books:
Friday July 26 and Sunday July 28
BACH’s Karen Pickett will be speaking at an event (come heckle, add your story, have beans and a beer…). It benefits BACH!
MERCURY CAFÉ’S MONTHLY COMMUNITY NIGHT Who: […]
There are two action camps coming up in the Mattole River area, to support the continuing activity in the all-out effort to protect the precious forests and habitat of Rainbow Ridge. Since the chronology we sent you in our June update, there has been another tree-sit, rallies, lock-downs, strategic work and pressure from the […]
The Earth First! Journal–now on the west coast and turning 40!
Come out and welcome their roadshow to Berkeley
When: Sunday, June 9 – doors at 6, program at 6:30
Where: East Bay Media Center
1939 Addison St., Berkeley
The Earth First! Journal, purveyor of news and cutting edge strategy of the […]
Join us to commemorate the 29th anniversary of the bombing of Judi Bari & Darryl Cherney & attack on Earth First! and Redwood Summer, with a Speak-Out, Sing- Out, and
Show of Solidarity.
Where: E. […]
NOTE: There was just an article in Earth Island Journal looking back on the Headwaters Forest Campaign, and in particular the women involved, who were campaign leaders, on the 20th anniversary of the protection of the 7500-acre Headwaters Forest Reserve. You can read it here.
Reminder–this Sunday! Join us!
GATHER FOR the MATTOLE ~ IN the MATTOLE!
This Action Camp and skill sharing will be a great time to plug in with other forest defenders on the North Coast, find out what is on the horizon for this spring and summer, and hike in some beautiful forest. You can contact […]
Update: Richardson Grove Court Date
A number of us were in Federal Court last Wednesday to hear arguments from both defendants Caltrans, and environmental organization plaintiffs in the Richardson Grove court case, back before a judge once again. This has been a long saga. After extensive arguments and many questions from the court, Judge Alsup took […]
- Bay Area issues
- Climate and forests
- fact sheets
- Green Diamond
- Headwaters Forest
- Humboldt Redwood Co. (HRC)
- Judi Bari
- Mattole Forests
- Mendocino Redwood Co. (MRC)
- Other North Coast Forests
- Pacific Lumber
- Pacific Lumber Bankruptcy
- Richardson Grove
- Save the Oaks Campaign
- Smith River/Hwy 199 expansion
- Willits Caltrans Bypass