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Archive for August, 2008

North Coast Journal Covers Tree-Sit’s

Thursday, August 28th, 2008

Happy activists bask in the Humboldt Redwood Co. chief’s vow to not cut old growth, but they say there’s still plenty more forest to save-
By Heidi Walters
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New Tree-Sit and McKay Tract Coverage on KMUD Radio

Wednesday, August 27th, 2008

You can listen to yesterdays radio interview below.

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Latest EF! Humboldt Action Press Release

Monday, August 25th, 2008

For Immediate Release: Monday, August 25th
contact: Jeremy Jensen (707) 834-5170 
Earth First! Turns Attention To Green Diamond Resource Co.
 
Eureka, Ca.- A new Earth First! tree-sit in a Green Diamond Resource logging plan east of Eureka ended as suddenly as it began.
With the new owners of the former Pacific Lumber Company pledging to not log Old-Growth [...]

Breaking News: EF!H Tree-sit in the McKay Tract

Friday, August 22nd, 2008

Earth First! tree-sitters have been discovered in a gargantuan Ancient Redwood by a Green Diamond Resource Company employee just east of Cutten in the “McKay Tract”. Green Diamond is planning for residential development of large sections of the McKay Tract after they log all they can. This is a classic cut-and run strategy, make [...]

Upcoming Action Camp

Thursday, August 21st, 2008

All are invited to our Action Camp this September. We will be taking a stand in the defense of our temperate rainforests and all the life they support, including our own. As with most of the worlds rainforests, logging companies are rapidly clear-cutting and burning large areas here in the name of the dollar. With [...]