Saturday, May 28, 2011

Tree-sitter Arrested in Richardson Grove

A tree-sitter that goes by the forest name "Ozark" was arrested early this morning, as he attempted to climb a redwood tree in the southern part of Richardson Grove State Park. The activist whose real name is Lucas Wright was arrested by a park ranger on a misdeameanor charge of climbing more than 10 feet in a tree. Wright was one of the people who sat in trees in Freshwater in 2003.

Thursday, May 05, 2011

Green Diamond to Clearcut near Grizzly Creek

Green Diamond Resource Company is proposing several clearcuts in a Marbled Murrelet buffer area near grizzly Creek State Park. Forest defenders that are monitoring timber plans on the North Coast, hiked in three units of THP 1-11-026. Unit A contains several residual old-growth trees, mixed in with 60-80 year old second growth.