Environment Stories

Treesits Defend Wilderness; Klamath Tribes Appeal to CEO and Shareholders as Salmon Disappear

7/29/04: Earth First! is running a direct action training camp through August 4th, and two roadblocks on logging roads and a treesit village have been constructed in defense of old-growth forest in the Mattole River watershed being razed by Maxxam. Meanwhile tribal emissaries from the Klamath River have visited Scotland and Brussels to lobby for the restoration of salmon and the removal of dams on the river owned by energy giant Scottish Power. After declining for decades since the construction of dams without fish ladders, the salmon population has been decimated in massive fish kills after Bush ordered water to be drawn off the river to supply farmers. Full stories on the Environment & Forest Defense page

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