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Archive for October, 2008

News of Salvage Logging Came Too Late

Thursday, October 30th, 2008

The sudden news of Sierra Pacific Industries salvage logging on private land within the Underwood Roadless Area came too late. EF! activists visiting the site found a recently finished clearcut approximately 10-15 acres in size. The soil was heavily disturbed and numerous large green branches found in slash piles told the tale of big living [...]

Breaking News: SPI Salvage Logging In Underwood

Wednesday, October 22nd, 2008

Just got word that SPI has been salvage logging in their holding within Underwood roadless area on the South Fork Trinity River. It was totally unexpected. They may be operating under a salvage logging clause that avoids environmental review. Also, they are highly suspected to be salvage logging other places in that region. There has [...]

Green Diamond Clearcutting in Jacoby Creek Tract

Sunday, October 12th, 2008

With 101 acres of Redwood clearcuts already approved- Green Diamond is proposing to clearcut 76 more acres in lower Jacoby Creek. Green Diamond may have this tract in their sights for residential development due to it’s close proximity to town.
“Washington Gulch THP” #1-08-034 (pink) Already Approved.
129.9 acres total
101 acres clearcutting
25.9 acres selection
3 acres no harvest
“G-127 [...]

The McKay Tract- Logging May Commence in February

Wednesday, October 8th, 2008

(revised 10/9)
Green Diamond (GD) is rampantly clear-cutting in Humboldt and Del Norte Counties. They also have shady plans for residential development in coastal areas. One of these areas is the McKay Tract (in red).

The most recent logging plan in the tract covers 60 acres (bold orange) and targets 80-100 year old Redwoods as well as [...]