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Archive for January, 2012

Alert- Massive Logging Bill Needs Opposition

Tuesday, January 31st, 2012

Stop SB 455 – Save Our Forests!
From EPIC’s website- “This bill would dramatically expand the specific 3-year timber harvest plan required under current law, giving logging companies the option of preparing a very general 20-year plan covering up to 100,000 acres. Astonishingly, the bill proposes no increased protections over existing law, no restrictions on [...]

Our New McKay Position Paper

Wednesday, January 25th, 2012

Earth First! Humboldt’s Position on the “McKay 09” Logging Plan

By Jeremy “Farmer” Jensen and Earth First! Humboldt 1/24/12

Forest Description
See Map (fixed the link)

The 7,200 acre McKay Tract has been heavily logged over the past century leaving very few mature stands of trees. The largest contiguous grove of old forest over 70 years old is found [...]

Radio Update from the Tree-Village

Sunday, January 22nd, 2012

Stormy weather is really setting in, but we’re hanging in there.
A few scenes to imagine from the past few days- tree-sitters barely staying dry through quick thinking, rags, jackets, cordage and ingenuity as rain attempts to penetrate every small gap in our shelters, huddled under our tarps in relative dark using headlamps to read during [...]