Join us Sat., September 17 for a Headwaters Hike along the Salmon Pass Trail, in the Headwaters Forest Reserve, and relive the history of the struggle to protect Headwaters, while learning about the contemporary challenges for management, conservation, and restoration, in the reserve, and elsewhere in the redwood region.
This hike will mark the 20th anniversary of the […]
You haven’t heard from us for a while. Email alerts from the Bay Area Coalition for Headwaters have gotten scarcer–in large part because of the change in ownership of the redwoods on the formerly Pacific Lumber land–now Humboldt Redwood Company. Our agenda is evolving…but one aspect of our work remains the same: our role in […]
We have scheduled our Headwaters Reserve field trips that we emailed you about previously and hope you can make the dates we have chosen (based on feedback).
These site visitations and discussions with the BLM people overseeing
management of the Headwaters Reserve and with local watershed activists will be an opportunity to witness an […]
For those who desire to go beyond the bare details into the full story of the face-down in federal court with Charles Hurwitz, here are some sources:
KMUD radio in Humboldt carried updates from court most days (interviews with myself, Remedy, Ken Miller) on its 6 pm news (starting on 4/20; no story on 4/22). […]
Tree Sitters Descend When New Owners Humboldt Redwood Co. Deliver Message Directly to Them
Eureka, CA-Community residents and forest activists from the redwood region and far beyond Humboldt County in Northern California, were relieved and elated as news spread of an unprecented commitment by Humboldt Redwood Company (HRC) owners of what was Maxxam/PL land to […]
Pacific Lumber Redwoods ALERT
It is a done deal. By the end of the day today, new owners will have taken over the Pacific Lumber Co. and the town of Scotia, through proceedings ending in bankruptcy court in Texas. The new company will be called Humboldt Redwood Company.
The resolution ends two decades of aggressive […]
*Texas Judge Denies Stay in PL Case–Company Nearly in Mendocino Redwood Co.’s Hands*
*Court Decision on Oak Grove Tomorrow: Vigil at Oaks Tonight and Tomorrow*
Judge Confirms Approval of Mendocino Redwood Co. July 15
It has seemed to drag on forever, though sometimes the twists and turns have been swift and interesting, but in […]
Pacific Lumber Bankruptcy UPDATE
As noted in our last update on the long saga of Pacific Lumber bankruptcy and the impending departure of PL/Maxxam from Humboldt County, Judge Richard Smith, presiding over the bankruptcy case since it was first filed in January 2007, chose the reorganization plan of Mendocino Redwoods Co. over the creditor […]
Maxxam has left the building. Almost.
The much anticipated decision in the Pacific Lumber bankruptcy case came down today with a decision that takes control of Humboldt County’s redwoods out of Maxxam/Hurwitz/Pacific Lumber hands, at long last.
Our rallying cry of the last 2 decades: MAXXAM OUT OF HUMBOLDT! has finally come to pass!
Update on Pacific Lumber bankruptcy case. The end is very near!
Redwood forest-watchers might want to check out news from the final hearings in bankruptcy court down there is Corpus Christi, Texas. The judge is expected to render a decision soon. Come to the BACH update meeting May 29 :