Earlier this week, Forest Defenders reported that the Rainbow Ridge forest in the Rattlesnake Creek watershed is being cut. The forest needs you to help protect it from further destruction!
On Nov. 4, log trucks headed into Humboldt Redwood Company (HRC) timberlands encountered a 30-foot tripod blocking the road with a forest defender […]
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 […]
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 […]
An action-packed and high stakes scenario continues to unfold in the remote forests near the ocean in the Lost Coast area in the Mattole River watershed that has all the elements of an action film—courageous people risking life and limb perching atop tall trees and blockade structures, masked security crawling up a tree to cut food […]
You can have a voice in protecting the forests at the headwaters of the North forks of the wild Mattole River in Humboldt County.
We want to alert you to a new timber harvest plan (THP) that threatens the Rattlesnake Creek tributary of the Mattole. The public comment period on this THP–Humboldt Redwood Company’s newest […]
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 […]
Forest and Species Issues Making News in Northern California Mattole Forests
The intrepid Mattole Forest Defenders are organizing an action training camp in the Lost Coast area for mid-March. Stay tuned for more details as local activists gear up for the logging season. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org, or us at email@example.com.
In the same neighborhood, another hard-working […]
Humboldt County Forest Defenders have been occupying a Sierra Pacific Industries’ (SPI) logging plan in the Mattole River watershed, effectively shutting down operations there. A tree-sitter has been perched 100 ft. up, joined in the last couple days by more activists who turned back […]
Photos of the truck barreling through the line of people are available; video of the incident can be found at https://youtu.be/0g_qUy6EThM
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A “Week of Action for the Mattole Forest” wrapped up with demonstrations and rallies at the Humboldt Redwood Co. (HRC) corporate […]
Two people have locked themselves to “Monument Gate” – five miles up the mountain from the town of Rio Dell – to prevent Humboldt Redwood Company (HRC) from gaining access to the Rainbow Ridge area of the Mattole River watershed, where HRC has two active Timber Harvest Plans to log in un-entered Douglas fir forests.
On Sunday, July 22, HRC, […]
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