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Archive for the 'Gatherings' Category

Quick Forest Defense Update

Tuesday, February 15th, 2011

Things are going well in the tree-village in the McKay. Still no logging there for the past two years. Wet weather has arrived with heavy winds at times. We’re staying dry most of the time. We are seeking donations of rope or money to buy some. We are replacing worn out lines and adding to [...]

Richardson Grove Action Report- Camp Next Weekend

Tuesday, February 8th, 2011

The Caltrans lobby was occupied by many demonstrators after a crowd nearing 200 rallied outside the building. Six were locked to each other through the stair railings. The mood was joyous and energetic, lot’s of music and inspirational speakers. The lobby was filled with people of all ages and many walks of life, carrying signs [...]

MONDAY @ NOON">Defend Ancient Redwoods! Rally to Protect Richardson Grove MONDAY @ NOON

Saturday, February 5th, 2011

If you are opposed to the Caltrans plan to widen sections of the Highway through this magnificent Old-growth Redwood Forest, please come to the rally at 12 o’clock noon at Caltrans office in Eureka, Ca. The highway widening plans include cutting down many younger trees and chopping the roots of many ancient Redwoods in this [...]

Richardson Grove Action Camp, May 28-30 at the Grove!

Sunday, May 16th, 2010

We got this in our inbox from friend, fellow forest defender, and Richardson Grove defense organizer extraordinaire, Jeff Muskrat. The Save Richardson Grove campaign has been growing steadily for awhile now, and Jeff is predicting the time is ripe for some direct action. Here’s a link to the project page.

I’m [...]

Winter Rendezvous Climaxes With Anti-Drilling Demonstration

Sunday, February 21st, 2010

Representatives from Earth First! Humboldt joined earth defenders from
around the country in the hills of Los Padres last week for the 2010 Earth
First! Organizers Conference and Winter Rendezvous.  The gathering came
just after the rain and enjoyed sunny summer weather. Participants shared
songs, stories and strategies for resistance.
The group mobilized in Santa Barbara to bring attention to [...]