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Archive for the 'Earth First!' Category

Call to Action in Little Lake Valley

Tuesday, April 2nd, 2013

April 3rd Update: The Warbler and fellow tree-sitters have been forcibly taken down by CHP officers in cherry pickers and climbing gear. The officers aimed guns loaded with “less than lethal” “bean bag rounds” at the tree-sitting highway construction blockaders and shot one of them multiple times. See more below and at the Save Little Lake [...]

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 [...]

Raw Video: Coho Salmon in Ryan Creek

Friday, February 10th, 2012

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 [...]