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Tree-sit News

Monday, August 12th, 2013

Willits Bypass
In Little Lake Valley, the machines used to install drains into the wetlands, “Wick Drain Stitchers”, are nearing the tree-sit, bringing with them workers and highway patrol guards. Last week, a Calfire helicopter repeatedly circled the tree-sit and flew by slowly within 100 ft of the tree-tops. The-tree-sitters are doing well, other than the [...]

We Support Strawberry Rock Tree-sitters!

Friday, April 26th, 2013

EF! Humboldt is announcing our support and assistance to the tree-sitters in Trinidad.
After a break from direct action following our successful four year campaign in the McKay Tract, we are ready to join our fellow community members in the defense of the forest around Strawberry Rock.

Forest practices we are opposed to:
 Clear-cut logging by any [...]

McKay Tract Tree-sits a Success!

Monday, June 18th, 2012

After 4 years of defending this forest, we are excited to announce that Green Diamond has ended the logging plan! They now intend to sell about 2,000 acres, including this 60 acres and the surround area to the Trust For Public Land to become a community forest. We are looking forward to some much needed [...]

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 [...]