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Save the Mattole Ancient Forest

Save the Mattole Ancient Forest
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Campaign to save the Mattole old-growth forest in Northern California.

Scotia, CA: Bicycle Blockade Stops Log Trucks At Scotia Mill

Report on recent blockade of logging trucks in the ancient Mattole watershed, part on a campaign that reaches back several decades. Scotia, CA - At 12:30 Thursday afternoon, two people locked their bodies to...

Petrolia, CA: Long Ridge Tree Sitter Descends After Two Months

Tree sitter "Rook" ends nearly two months of living up in a tree as part of an ongoing campaign to stop logging in the ancient Mattole forest in Northern California. Petrolia, CA -- On...

Action Continues in Defense of Mattole Forest on Rainbow Ridge

Action report from the frontlines of the continued fight in Northern California to stop logging of the ancient Mattole forest. Yesterday, tree sitter Erin Reed, known as "Pascal", was caught on the ground by...

Second Tree-Sit Launched in Struggle to Save the Mattole

A second-tree sitter has joined the growing struggle to save the ancient Mattole forest in Northern California. Wednesday, over 60 community members rallied at Monument Gate, the main access point to the Mattole’s #unique...

Scotia, CA: Lockdown at Main Logging Truck Entry Gate

Report from Save the Mattole Ancient Forest on a recent action in the ongoing campaign in Northern California. Today, 87 year old Jack Nounnan locked himself to the main log truck entry gate at...

Headwaters Activists Join Youth to Protect Rainbow Ridge

Action report from continued resistance to logging in the ancient Mattole forest in Northern California. Rio Dell, Humboldt County, CA--An intergenerational road blockade disrupted work at Monument Gate early this morning, blocking access to...

Mattole Forest Defenders Erect Monopod to Block Access Road, Several People Arrested

Report from forest defenders on continued direct actions to save the ancient Mattole forest, which is located in Northern California.  Petrolia, CA (June 17th)—In the predawn darkness this morning, a 40 ft. “mono-pod” blockade...

Office Demonstration Disrupts Humboldt Redwood Co. Offices to Demand Safety for Tree sitter

Forest defenders report on continuing actions to defend the ancient Mattole forest. Recently, the Humboldt Redwood Company has attempted to forcefully remove a tree sitter. For updates, check Blockade Babes.   Scotia, CA— At...

Conflicts Over Logging Intensify in Mattole Forest

Report from Northern California regarding the campaign to save the ancient Mattole Forest. Lost Coast, California (June 3rd 2019) – The struggle over the future of the rare forests of Rainbow Ridge is once again...

Olympia, WA: Black and Green Ball to Benefit Mattole Forest Defenders

The Mattole Forest Defenders invite you to the the Green and Black ball, a winter formal dance on December 20th.  We will gather on this long dark night to make-merry, dance, bring in the...