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Archive for February, 2009

EF! Humboldt Tree-sit Update

Wednesday, February 25th, 2009

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Spotted Owl nesting season protections to begin on March 1st. Green Diamond cannot cut within 1/4 mile of the Owls nest until they determine whether or not the Owls have successfully mated. If they find that the Owls have mated, the so called protection would only last for a matter of months. If not, [...]

Message to Green Diamond: Don’t Cut Near Our Tree-sits

Thursday, February 19th, 2009

To all Green Diamond execs, employees and contractors reading this; Do not cut trees anywhere near the tree-sits. There are ropes connecting tree-sits that you may not see.
This includes any trees with DANGER tape on them and in between any trees with DANGER tape on them. This is not a bluff. Some of the traverse [...]

More Eco-Warriors Ascend Threatened Redwoods in McKay Tract

Thursday, February 19th, 2009

There are now two tree-sit villages defending areas of forest in the threatened Redwood groves of Ryan Creek. Green Diamond employees and Humbldt County Sheriffs visited both sites yesterday and inspected the situation. Today, different workers appearing to be loggers visited at least one site and also inspected the tree-sits. This escalation of activity by [...]

Action Alert- Sheriffs and Green Diamond in the Forest

Wednesday, February 18th, 2009

3:20 pm Update- The Green Diamond employees and Humboldt County Sheriffs are no longer at the tree-sits but may still be in the area.
[Posted This Morning] - We have just recieved word from the woods that Sheriffs and GD employees are on the ground at the tree-sits. The company has not yet sent up [...]

Vigilance in the Forest

Wednesday, February 18th, 2009

Tree-sitters are keeping a watchful eye from their roosts with the knowledge that Green Diamond could begin clearcutting these rare old Redwood groves any day. The Spotted Owls have been very active lately, screeching and hooting to each other and carefully observing the strange antics of the humans. Thier presence is inspiring and sustains our [...]