CalFire announced today that logging would resume in the Jackson Demonstration State Forest in Mendocino County, previously put on “pause” while negotiations with local Tribal nations were underway. CalFire made this announcement without informing the Tribes that they have been at the table with for six months.
Shame CAL FIRE’s Deception & Stop Logging in […]
We don’t usually forward material from other groups, but one of our colleague organizations in the Jackson State Forest campaign, the Mendocino Trail Stewards, recently put out a comprehensive newsletter bringing readers up to date on Jackson Demonstration State Forest, one of the hottest forest issues right now on California’s’ North Coast, so we share […]
Join us at 11am at Park Blvd and E34 St in Oakland on Tuesday, May 24 to celebrate and honor Judi Bari and Dennis Cunningham. We’ll create a street mural and speak out as we renew our defense of civil liberties and biodiversity on earth!
The 32nd anniversary of the politically-motivated and nearly deadly 1990 bomb attack on Earth […]
RALLY TO PROTECT POMO HOMELANDS State Capitol, Sacramento MARCH 25, 1 – 4 pm
3-25-22PomoSacRallyRegular readers of our Northcoast forest updates will recall that many Native people from the Coyote Valley Band of Pomo Indians in Mendocino County have been very involved in the campaign to stop the over-logging in Jackson Demonstration State […]
In most of past forest preservation campaigns, forest defenders were going nose to nose with big corporations like Sierra Pacific Industries, Green Diamond, Mendocino/Humboldt Redwood Co.,Pacific Lumber/Maxxam, etc. But in 2021 and 2022, the bad management practices decimating increasingly scarce forest habitat in Northern California have different players: CalFire and PG&E. They are not the […]
Calls & emails needed to stop the “Red Tail” Massacre Last Thursday, logging crews re-entered the “Red Tail” timber harvest plan (THP) in Jackson Demonstration State Forest in Mendocino County, to cut large trees on public lands despite a pending review of the management plan. Forest Defenders met them in the woods, and returned again […]
Here we go again. Caltrans is back with another attempt to push through their Richardson Grove Project: They seek to “realign” the curvy Hwy 101 through the ancient redwoods of this 99-year old State Park to provide access for more and bigger trucks through the redwoods.
This is one of those issues it seems we […]
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Humboldt Redwood Company (HRC) has filed a new Timber Harvest Plan (THP) located in the headwaters of the upper north fork of the Mattole River. The areas slated to be logged […]
This, despite the fact that protesters, tree-sitters and the public are in the forest.
Activists working to preserve the integrity of the […]
The 31st anniversary of the dramatic and aggressive bombing of Earth First! organizers Judi Bari and Darryl Cherney is upon us: May 24, 2021. In years past, Judi’s comrades in the Bay Area commemorate that event every year by going to the place where the bomb exploded under […]
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