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Archive for July, 2009

Cascadia Summer Continues…

Monday, July 13th, 2009

Oregon Logging Blockade
The logging blockade in Oregon’s Elliot State forest was raided by a reported 60+ police accompanied by a bulldozer. 27 people were arrested. This marks only the beginning of Cascadia Summer.
Ongoing Tree-sit Village
Meanwhile, here in Humboldt we are steadily continuing the occupation of our local rainforest canopy to stop Green Diamond from logging [...]

Breaking News- Police Raiding Oregon Blockades

Wednesday, July 8th, 2009

There are 13 people locked down to various points on the gate and van. One person has been arrested so far. Supporters have been driven away from the scene by police. Stay tuned.

From the Cascadia Summer Blog-
POLICE ARRIVE AT FREE STATE - 10AM - 6/8/09
Update: Police arrive in full force at Elliott Free State. Report [...]

Earth First! Blockades Logging Road in Oregon

Tuesday, July 7th, 2009

Early yesterday morning, a large team of activists (including Humboldt EF!ers)¬†skillfully and valiently blockaded a logging road to protect over 70 acres of 100+ year old coastal forest that was being cut down. This kicks off the “Cascadia Summer” campaign to highlight ongoing environmental damage and shut down highly destructive logging activities in the Pacific [...]