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Environmental groups poised to sue over 400-acre logging project along Gualala River

by Mary Callahan, The Press Democrat, July 13, 2016

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Foes of a plan to log hundreds of acres of timberland along the lower Gualala River, including century-old redwood trees, have notified state forestry officials they intend to sue over the project unless the state rescinds its approval.

The official notice, submitted Friday to Cal Fire Director Ken Pimlott, came from North Coast environmental groups that contend the logging will degrade sensitive floodplain habitat for plants and wildlife — impacts they say the state did not adequately study and address in granting the logging a go-ahead.

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Environmental opponents have scheduled an 11 a.m. Saturday rally at nearby Gualala Point Regional Park to rally support for their cause.

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Wild & scenic Gualala River runs thorough Dogwood - 5416
Wild & scenic Gualala River runs thorough “Dogwood” logging area