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Cascadia Forest Defenders Blockading Clear-cutting Attacked

Wednesday, July 27th, 2011

Forest defenders near the coast of Oregon were attacked with a bulldozer today after blockading logging roads leading to areas of forest under threat from clear-cutting.

More here on the bulldozer.
Read the original press release before the attack on the Cascadia Forest Defense blog.

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 [...]

Latest on Richardson Grove Action Camp, Rally Tomorrow in Garberville

Sunday, February 20th, 2011

The Action Camp at Richardson Grove put on by the new group Richardson Grove Action Now wrapped up after 4 days of meetings, trainings, hiking, picking up trash and more. They are now calling for a rally in the Garberville town square on Monday at noon.

Read more here.

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 [...]