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 [...]
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People rallied this morning on the north end of town as festival goers headed south from Reggae on the River. Actions have continued as the town government dukes it out over allowing Caltrans contractors to use city streets for work vehicles. The wick stitchers draw nearer to the tree-sitters every day. Recently, two women locked [...]
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 [...]
Earth First! Humboldt’s Position on the “McKay 09” Logging Plan
By Jeremy “Farmer” Jensen and Earth First! Humboldt 1/24/12
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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 [...]