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Saving the Trees

Wild ridges of coastal rainforest are at the mercy of corporate raider Charles Hurwitz (Maxxam/Pacific Lumber Company) and Columbia Helicopters of Aurora, Oregon. An active campaign to save the Mattole River Headwaters and some of the last large blocks of old growth Douglas Fir left in Northern California has emerged over the last few years. There will be an Action Camp to save Mattole in Humboldt County, May 18-24, to kick off a summer of actions.

For those interested in forest activism, three other events are coming soon:

Background: [ Mattole Defense | Jail Hurwitz website | IMC SF's Forest Activism coverage ]