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 […]
** 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: […]
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!
So-called salvage logging has been around for decades—promoted by the timber industry and vehemently opposed by forest advocates—after insect infestations, die-off due to drought, and most often after forest fires. But really, it’s generally about satisfying the market. Given the history of large fires in the forests of the Pacific Northwest, salvage logging proposals are […]
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 […]
When: Saturday, Sept. 29, 7 pm
Where: the Ecology Center, 2530 San Pablo Ave. in Berkeley
Buffalo Field Campaign co-founder Mike Mease will bring captivating stories and striking film footage direct […]
Calling tree-huggers, other-species defenders and all manner of biocentrists and forests activists to Rise Up together as linked affinity groups for the climate convergence and actions in the Bay Area Sept. 8 – 14!
I’m sure you are aware that a great many individuals, organizations and affinity groups are rising up to say NO […]
Mattole Forest Defense Training Camp May 24-27
We just got this call out from the forest defenders in the Mattole:
Come hang out, learn awesome skills, and get plugged in with your local forest defense campaigns!
We will be gathering from the 24th until the 27th of May for an Action Training Camp in […]
- 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