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Archive for September, 2010

Jacoby Creek Tree Sitter Journal

Wednesday, September 29th, 2010

Day One (Aug 23rd)

Big moon, clear skies for the first time in over a month. Solo except for Alex in another tree up the hill. Green Diamond’s loggers have come very close to cutting the sentinel Redwoods that, once I’d witnessed first hand, captured my attention and called for action.

Up until 4:30 am [...]

12 Years Since David “Gypsy” Chain Was Killed

Friday, September 17th, 2010

On this day in 1998, David “Gypsy” Chain was killed when a logger from Pacific Lumber, A.E. Ammons, became highly enraged and intentionally cut multiple tree’s in the direction of activists who were trying to convince him to stop the illegal logging operation.
See Website: Tribute to David Nathan “Gypsy” Chain

Tree-sit Update 9.14.2010

Tuesday, September 14th, 2010

The tree-sits in Jacoby creek continue despite ongoing logging operations and private security guards. The trees that were cut near the Redwood Forest Defenders have now been dragged up the hill by a cable yarder, a crane-like machine. The logging crew has now moved their machines to the next clear-cut zone but the Green Diamond Resource Company has continued [...]