Please come to Humboldt County ***ACTION CAMP NOW to participate in a non-violent civil disobedience campaign to save the
last of the Old Growth Redwoods, which are on the
chopping block NOW!
THP 01-382 has just been APPROVED by the CDF, and contains an UNENTERED Old Growth Redwood grove. This timber harvest plan is located on what local activsts call "Gypsy Mountain," which is where David "Gypsy" Chain was murdered, on September 17th, 1998.
THP 01-382 is just up the ridge from where our brother was killed, and includes an Old Growth Redwood which activists were tree-sitting in at the moment of Gypsy's death. The Gypsy Mountain Free State was initiated immediately after Gypsy's death, and raged on for nearly six months, with multiple tree-sits and blockades.
And so, we are now putting the call out for everyone
and anyone to come to Humboldt County, to take part in the return of the Gypsy Mountain Free State, in the long-standing non-violent civil disobedience tradition of North Coast Earth First! The time to come is NOW!!!
A base camp is being maintained at Grizzly Creek State Park and the Van Duzen County Park, "Swimmer's Delight." We have to move every two weeks or so (camp rules), so if we're not at one, we're at the other.
***DIRECTIONS: Hwy 36 12 miles to Swimmer Delight on
the right (look for brown highway signs denoting
> camping, picnicking and swimming--there's a large wood sign but it's hard to read) and 17 miles to Grizzly Creek on the Right (clearly marked).****
PLEASE call and COME to Humboldt County, for the Old Growth, for Gypsy, and for the Earth!
Donations are definitely needed, so if you can't
make it up here yourself, you can always send us help.
We can always use cash, wool and waterproof
clothing, non-perishable food (pref. organic), video and still cameras, walkie-talkies, sleeping bags, backpacks, headlamps, chocolate, and so on.
Please help to save the last of these ancient
trees, and to keep Maxxam Corporation from further desecrating Gypsy Mountain...Aho!
**********Phone: 707/825-6598 leave message
You can send donations to:
North Coast Earth First!
P.O. Box 28
Arcata, CA 95518