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 [...]
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Since the onset of commercial logging in the 1800’s, 98% of the Ancient Redwoods were cut down under the order of timber barons. Much of what grew back, the “second growth”, has been clear-cut as well. Green Diamond, formerly known as Simpson, continues the practice of clear-cutting to this day. We want to put this [...]
Earth First! Humboldt is organizing a gathering of forest defenders to bring our community together and provide a way for more folks to get involved with Earth First! This is part of Cascadia Summer and in solidarity with forest defense in Oregon and across the globe.
Location: Clam Beach Campground 10 minutes North of Arcata.
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There are 13 people locked down to various points on the gate and van. One person has been arrested so far. Supporters have been driven away from the scene by police. Stay tuned.
From the Cascadia Summer Blog-
POLICE ARRIVE AT FREE STATE - 10AM - 6/8/09
Update: Police arrive in full force at Elliott Free State. Report [...]