Dances With Caltrans–Here we go again
RICHARDSON GROVE REDWOODS:
Here we go again: Same ill-conceived project, same clueless agency, same beneficiaries (the trucking industry and big box stores)
Richardson Grove State Park in southern Humboldt County, is one of the state’s oldest state parks and and is one of the last protected stands of old-growth redwood trees in […]
Raise Your Voice — Again — for Richardson Grove Redwoods!
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 […]
Appeals Court Rules Against Richardson Grove Champions
We are beyond disappointed at a decision handed down on Dec. 2 by the Ninth Circuit regarding a controversial highway project through a grove of ancient redwood trees, reversing a lower court ruling that halted planned construction. The trees are part of Richardson Grove State Park, established in 1922 to protect the ancient […]
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 […]
Environmental Groups and individuals challenging Caltrans’ highway expansion plans through the ancient redwoods of Richardson Grove State Park got a favorable decision from a judge in federal court on May 3. You can see the decision by U.S. District Judge William Alsup here.
This is the third federal case brought against Caltrans, paralleling cases in […]
Mattole Action Camp; Richardson Grove Back in Court
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
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 email@example.com, or us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
In the same neighborhood, another hard-working […]
Richardson Grove court report; Forests & Climate hearing this week!
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 […]
Actions in the Forest, plus Forests in Court
New Tree-Sit and Forest Occupation in the Mattole Shuts SPI Down
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 […]
North Coast Forest Update–Mattole, Gualala and more
Old Trees, River Habitat and Action: They Go Together No New Road for the Mattole! Forest Defenders on Alert for Logging Season
Our last update to you concerning the magnificent old forests in the Mattole watershed [http://headwaterspreserve.org/2018/02/comments-needed-on-mattole-forest-road-building-offshore-oil-and-wild-smith-river/] addressed Humboldt Redwood Co. (HRC)’s new logging road proposal, which seemed to have no rational […]
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