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Biscuit timber sale action orientation

Wild Siskiyou Action / Kalmiopsis Earth First! Biscuit Action Guide

This is an orientation to anyone interested in coming out here to save the ancient ecosystems of SW Oregon. It answers some questions and gives a run down of what to expect expect when coming here, all of the general information on the Biscuit timber sale and previous actions can be found online via portland.indymedia.org.
Wild Siskiyou Action / Kalmiopsis Earth First! Biscuit Action Guide

This is an orientation to anyone interested in coming out here to save the ancient ecosystems of SW Oregon. It answers some questions and gives a run down of what to expect expect when coming here, all of the general information on the Biscuit timber sale and previous actions can be found online via portland.indymedia.org.

Some questions you may have:

Q: What are the living arrangements?
A: At this moment we are all camped out at a camp ground at a national forest, we have plenty of food, water and what not available, the environment is the same kind you might find when you go camping or have been at previous forest campaigns.
We are close to town so if you need to get anything it's pretty easy. It's a really sweet spot by a river with the mountains all around, misty fog in the mornings, and bright stars at night with tall trees silhouetted over the sky.
Q: What do I need to bring?
A: Anything that you would bring to a regular camping trip.
Bring wool clothes, avoid bringing cotton, it's been getting warm here but the nights still are kinda chilly. (Cotton Killz)
A headlamp
Water bottle
Good shoes
Sleeping bag
Rain gear
A bowl, and utensils
If you can, bring things that are kinda camo.

We also have a lot of extra clothes available for those who lack them. We have rain gear, wool sweaters, fleece stuff and etc.

Q: What are the chances of me being arrested/ do I have to get arrested?
A: The chances of you being arrested are slim to none, those who participate in civil disobedience/ direct action choose to do so on their own accord. In general your arrestability rests on your own comfort level in terms of what you are willing to do and want to participate in. If you are in a non-arrestable position there plenty of things to participate in and help out with. If you have more questions and or concerns about this send us an email or give us a call.

Q: How do I get there?
A: Depending on where you are there should be rides going out, check indymedia for updates or contact people you know who might be going that way. Also, craigslist is a good source for getting rides south, a lot of folks drive through here to the bay area.

Q: When is a good time to come?
A: Anytime is good, they are curently loging so the sooner the better.

Contact Siskiyou Wild Action and Kalmiopsis Earth First! at  siskiyou@cascadiarising.org
Phone: (541)659-2682

phone: phone: (541)659-2682

ooh ooh and One more thing! 10.Mar.2005 19:16

Cascadia Rising EcoDefense

Here in Portland, Cascadia Rising regularly coordinates carpools down to the Biscuit -- so please, please, pretty please let us know if you are driving there. Folks wo/ cars need rides on a regular basis -- some are trying to get there now and don't have one!

And, of course, if you need a ride give us a call too!

503-493-7495
action--at--cascadiarising.org

I will be going this weekend to Selma, can take riders 11.Mar.2005 10:59

Zora

Hey, I am going and I am taking my pickup and I can take others. I will leave either Friday evening or Saturday morning and will come back on Sunday afternoon. I can take supplies. Leave messages here or send email to  edain@resist.ca

SELMA, OREGON 2005 = SELMA, ALABAMA 1953

it's all about civil rights. Without the enviornment we will have no rights at all. We will not have land to raise food, clean water to drink, healthy air, healthy lives, species to support our lives.

This is the good fight. Jump in!