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Conservation easement will protect 14,000 acres of Gualala River Forest

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The Wildlife Conservation Board (WCB) approved the proposed $19M conservation easement for the Gualala River Forest at its meeting on September 13, 2011 in Sacramento. The easement will be held by The Conservation Fund, which already holds similar easements protecting large parcels in the nearby Garcia River, Big River & Salmon Creek watersheds and the Usal Redwood Forest. click to …

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Gualala River Forest Conservation Easement: Letter for August, 2011

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Conservation easement to protect 14,000 acres of Gualala River Forest The Wildlife Conservation Board (WCB) has scheduled consideration of the proposed $19M conservation easement for the Gualala River Forest for its meeting on Tuesday, September 13, 2011 in Sacramento. The easements will be held by The Conservation Fund, which already holds similar easements protecting large parcels in the nearby Garcia …

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Tribe buys coastal forest in Humboldt County

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[excerpt:] Klamath, CA — A large land acquisition project was completed today on California’s Redwood Coast to conserve habitat, restore water quality and reestablish indigenous territory along the lower Klamath River. The Yurok Tribe, working with the nonprofit Western Rivers Conservancy, completed purchase of 22,237 acres from Green Diamond Resource Company in Humboldt County. The land, part of the Yurok’s …

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Bower logging plan lawsuit: press release

For Immediate Release. February 8, 2010Contacts: Friends of the Gualala River John Holland, 707-886-5355Center for Biological Diversity Justin Augustine, 415-436-9682 x302Coast Action Group Alan Levine, 707-542-4408 Lawsuit Filed to Protect Old Growth Redwoods on the Gualala River San Francisco – Three conservation groups, the Center for Biological Diversity, Friends of the Gualala River and Coast Action Group, filed suit against …

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Bower logging plan: Legal Petition

Center for Biological Diversity Friends of the Gualala River and Coast Action Group vs. California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection and California Department of Fish and Game Petition by Justin J. Augustine et al February 5, 2010 Introduction The Center for Biological Diversity, Friends of the Gualala River, and Coast Action Group (“Petitioners”) challenge the decision of the California …

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Forestry: Press Articles

Independent Coast Observer 09/02/05 Gualala planning council members take a tour of working forests 01/09/04 Forest panel hears Haupt Creek appeal 08/08/03 Haupt Creek redwood grove wins reprieve 05/02/03 Haupt Creek grove wins a new inspection 04/11/03 Why local old growth redwood matters 04/04/03 Libeu will show aerial pictures of Gualala River 03/28/03 Forestry exemption bill draws opposition 03/21/03 Sudden …

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Bower logging plan

Friends of the Gualala River protects the Gualala River watershed in Northern California and the species living within it.

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“Robinson Terrace” Timber Harvest Plan

THP 1-07-067 MEN Table of Contents THP Overview map THP documents (annotated index) THP Quotes re: Development Gualala Town Plan & Zoning THP Approval by CDF  –  9/28/07 Official Response to Public Comments 0.3 MB pdf Information sources THP Documents – CDF website Gualala Town Plan – County website Mendocino Coastal Zoning Code – County website Letters Friends of the …

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