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Forest Defense events April 19 - 22

Three Cascadia Forest Alliance events for April 19 - 22.
The monthly Cascadia Forest Revue presents a slide show on the 2,000 acres of old growth logging to take place just 2 - 3 hours from Portland this summer with music from local forest activists; Two Years in the Trees Benefit;
Two Years in the Trees hike
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Here are three forest events happening next week

1. Cascadia Forest Revue, Thursday April 19
2. Two Years in the Trees at Eagle celebration/fundraiser, Friday April 20
3. Sunset Two Year Anniversary Hike, Sunday April 22

Thursday, April 19, Cascadia Forest Revue, SEIU Local 49 Union Hall at 3536 SE 26th Ave. 7:30pm
Slideshow and Updates on the Old Growth Liquidation Program of the Gifford Pinchot National Forest in SW Washington. There are 24 old growth timber sales and 2,000 acres of old growth scheduled to be logged within the next year with a couple of hours of Portland in the shadow of Mt. St. Helens, Mt. Adams and Mt. Rainier. Action camps are being scheduled and help is needed. Please check out this slide show to get involved. Original music by local forest activists. SEIU Local 49 Union Hall at 3536 SE 26th Ave in Portland. 7:30pm, $3 - $20 sliding scale but no one turned away for lack of funds.

Friday, April 20
Two Years in the Trees!
A Celebration to Benefit Cascadia Forest Alliance and the Eagle Creek Campaign
Come out and celebrate the continued success at halting the logging of the Eagle Creek timber sales. Thanks to the continued support of the dedicated activists and organizers of CFA, the struggle to protect this precious watershed and ancient forest for generations to come will continue. Recent developments include letters from the cities of West Linn and Lake Oswego asking that the "independent review" of the Eagle sales focus on all environmental issues raised, not just one or two as the Forest Service has proposed. The "independent review" is expected to begin later this month, but tree sitters remain in Sunset Grove as activists prepare for another season of protest if logging begins June 1.
When: Friday, April 20th 7:30 PM til ?
Where: Conans Pub, Corner of SE 39th & Hawthorne
Music by Peter Wilde, Little Sue and Lynn Conover, followed by Sweet Juice.
Sliding scale admission $5-$500. Free admission to all tree sitters, road blockaders or basecampers.
So come out, kick down a few bucks and get down to some great local music.

Also, Sunday, April 22nd, Sunset two year Anniversary Hike Come hike at Eagle Creek. Re-supply trees and basecamp; tree-climbing lessons, hikes and more. Contact Donald at 503-241-4879 for carpooling details.
The weekend will end with a trip to Bagby Hotsprings!

For more information call 503-241-4879 Or visit www.cascadiaforestalliance.org and get signed up for the CFA email alert listserve.

ˇYa Basta!

homepage: homepage: http://www.cascadiaforestalliance.org
phone: phone: 503-241-4879
address: address: Office at 1540 SE Clinton St., Portland, OR 97202