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“McKay 09″ Logging Permit Extended…

Monday, August 1st, 2011

The California Department of Deforestation has granted Green Diamond an extension on their plan to clear-cut the grove that we have been defending for three years. The plan is eligible for two one-year extensions including this one. The seasonal restrictions on destroying Northern Spotted Owl nesting zones will end once more on the 15th of [...]

Update: We’re on alert, no cutting yet.

Saturday, July 16th, 2011

The weather is cool and calm, on a recent night a Spotted Owl was heard in the tree-village. Tree-dwellers are alert and ready for action as we near year three of the defense of this forest.
Its been over ten days since Green Diamond filed “start-up” on the McKay 09 logging plan, signaling the potential start [...]

Tree-sit music video

Tuesday, June 21st, 2011

Action Alert!! One Arrest Near Tree-sits

Thursday, June 16th, 2011

One of our comrades was arrested on the ground today in the McKay Tract by a Sheriff who was accompanying a Green Diamond security guard. Numerous defensive blockades on the road leading to the tree-sits were also removed. Food and climbing gear were confiscated from our friend as well. He was later released from jail [...]

Help Defend the Redwoods this Summer!

Sunday, May 22nd, 2011

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The Current Situation: A Critical moment approaches
With little more than two months until the possible end of the logging plan permit, we are redoubling our efforts to keep the tree-village defense strong and keep the forest standing. On August 4th, the Green Diamond timber company could let the [...]