portland independent media center  
images audio video
newswire article announcements oregon & cascadia

actions & protests | forest defense

Cascadia Summer 2009 Action Camp! Memorial Day Weekend

On May 22nd in a forest near Eugene, Cascadia forest defense will be revived.

Join us for a weekend of skill sharing and workshopping to prepare for a summer of resistance.
Action Camp Flier!
Action Camp Flier!
Action Camp Climbing!
Action Camp Climbing!
Come out to the forest for a weekend of skill building and get ready for a summer of RESISTANCE!

On Friday May 22nd we will leave from the Grower's Market (454 Willamette St., Eugene, Oregon 97401) at 6pm and carpool to a forest location just 45 minutes from Eugene.

Workshops will include:

- Tree Climbing
- Non-violent Direct Action
- How to live in the woods
- How to set up a tree sit
- The State of Oregon Forests
- Identify Forest Flora and Fauna
- Know your rights
- Action Support/Jail Support
- Anti-Oppression
- Cooking in the forest
- And More!

Please bring camping supplies and positive attitudes. Carpools will also leave from Growers on the 23rd at 8am, 24th at 8am and 25th at 8am. Rides will be returning throughout the weekend.

If you plan to arrive early, please contact us (email below) for a place to say! After the action camp, stick around and get plugged in to the movement. (there will be places to say and lots of work to do!)

Want more info? Come the general interest meetings:
Thursdays, 6PM - 17 and Charnelton (rain or shine under the covered area)

Or send an email to:  ForestDefenseNow@gmail.com to sign up for the mailing list.

homepage: homepage: http://www.forestdefensenow.org