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June 1-9 Direct Action Forest Defense training camp in humboldt

We invite everyone to come and learn about
non-violent forest defense, and other forms of direct action, June
1st-9th in the woods of Southern Humboldt County.
Direct Action and Forest Defense Skillshare
by Millet 12:06pm Sun May 26 '02
phone: (707) 825-6598


The trainings, workshops and other
events that we've confirmed so far are;
Non-violence, Tree-Climbing/Defense, Wilderness First Aid,
Backwoods Living, Guerilla theatre workshop, Blockading workshop,
Mattole THP (Timber Harvest Plan) Day Hike, Tree-sit supply run(s).
Directions- To find the Skillshare site get on
the 101 and head towards southern Humboldt. Look for the Honeydew
exit south of Redcrest and north of Weott. This road will take
you through the several old-growth redwood groves next to Bull
creek and then begins to climb up into the mountains once you pass
Cuneo Horse Camp. Once you have traveled approximately 11 miles from the
101 start to look on the right for the welcome area. There is no
fee for the skill share other than occasional hat passing and
whatever donations you can bring such as, food, warm clothes, sleeping
bags, extra pairs of boots and other woods gear.
There are at least a couple of spring-fed creeks
nearby the campsite so please bring water containers and ,if you
wish, water filters. The trainings we've confirmed so far are;
non-violence training, tree-climbing and defense training, backwoods
living, guerilla theatre and art workshop, wilderness first-aid,
blockade workshop.
There will be a group hike to a timber harvest
plan in the Mattole that borders Humboldt Redwood State Park on
Wednesday the fifth.

The organizers of this event have chosen not to
define themselves
with a group name but wish to express our
commitment to non-violent
civil disobedience and direct action and our
desire to work with the
logging community and public agencies to find
peaceful and effective
long term solutions as has been the tradition
here in Humboldt County
for many years.
Please bring appropriate clothing and gear such
as, Warm Clothes
(preferably not cotton), Rain Gear, Tent or Tarp,
Eating Utensils and
Dishes, Comfortable Shoes.
Currently there are two tree-villages in Humboldt
county and more
Timber Harvest Plans in magnificent un-entered
old-growth Douglas Fir
forest in the headwaters of the North Fork
Mattole River.

Please try to contact us ahead of time if you
would like to do a
workshop, training etc, or if you have any
questions.
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If trees could scream, no one would sleep at
night.
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