top
From the Open-Publishing Calendar
From the Open-Publishing Newswire
Indybay Feature
Sat Jun 24 2006
Knob Timber Sale Loses 9th Circuit Appeal
Sat Jun 24 2006
Forest Activists Call for Direct Action
Old-growth forest near Siskiyou County’s wild and scenic Salmon River is headed for the auction block - and the chopping block - after losing a years-long battle in court. The Knob Timber Sale is part of a large scale logging plan that includs the Glassups Timber Sale which was cut in 2003, and the Meteor Timber Sale which is still winding through the courts.

The combined cumulative post-logging effects on the Salmon River and the wildlife that depends on this old-growth forests has activists calling for protests. “The movement fighting to stop harmful and un-lawful logging is a multi-limbed creature,” said Salmon River Forest Defenders. “When the ‘arm’ of litigation tires…the muscular arm of direct action re-emerges.”

READ MORE

See previous Indybay reports: "Knob Timber Sale" Update: Auction Postponed Indefinitely I Healthy Forest Militia Gives Forest Service the Boot in Salmon River I Salmon River Tree-Sits Blocked by Feds, public forest closed to public I Salmon River Treesitters in Federal Court
07/18/17 Despite Holding Supermajority in Legislature, California Democrats Pass on Single-Payer Health, Housing, and Public Services | California06/30/17 An End to the Last Coastal Sand Mine in the United States Front Page | Environment & Forest Defense | Health, Housing, and Public Services | Government & Elections | Santa Cruz Indymedia06/30/17 Berkeley Mayor and UC Chancellor Agree to End People's Park Front Page | Environment & Forest Defense | Health, Housing, and Public Services | Education & Student Activism | East Bay | California | Government & Elections06/28/17 Police Beat & Arrest Community Members Protesting at Berkeley City Council Meeting Front Page | Police State and Prisons | East Bay | Government & Elections06/26/17 Timeline Documents High Rate of Officer-Involved Killings in Stockton, CA Front Page | Police State and Prisons | Racial Justice | Central Valley06/22/17 NoCARA Highlights the Local Racists Targeting Anti-Fascists Online and in the Courthouse Front Page | Police State and Prisons | Racial Justice | Global Justice and Anti-Capitalism | East Bay | North Bay / Marin06/20/17 Independent Audit Sought to Resolve Secretive Selection Process for Dem Party Chair Front Page | California | Government & Elections06/05/17 “Oil Money Out, People Power In” March and Rally in Sacramento Front Page | Environment & Forest Defense | Racial Justice | Central Valley | California | Government & Elections06/04/17 Once A Snitch, Always a Snitch: Andrew Clark Darst Ironically Protests His Lack of Privacy Front Page | Police State and Prisons | Global Justice and Anti-Capitalism | U.S.06/01/17 Palestinian Hunger Strike Officially Suspended After Reaching An Agreement Front Page | Police State and Prisons | International | Palestine05/30/17 Artists Project Call for Trump Impeachment at Coliseum, Get Handcuffed by Security Front Page | Police State and Prisons | Arts + Action | East Bay | Government & Elections
Related Categories: North Coast | Environment & Forest Defense | Front Page
2016 Presidential Party Debates Halloween Costumes Tomas DiFiore Wednesday Oct 5th 8:42 AM
Open Up The Debates - Petition The Commission: Deadline 09262016 Tomas DiFiore Saturday Sep 24th 10:33 AM
Blue Whale Strike of 2009 Scott Peterson Saturday Aug 27th 7:23 AM
Hold On To Your Vote - Decertification of the 2016 Democratic Primary Results Tomas DiFiore (2 comments) Monday Aug 1st 4:55 PM
Orangutans Fleeing Palm Oil Deforestation Tomas DiFiore Saturday Apr 9th 12:28 PM
Open Newswire...
[ × close ]