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EPIC Honors Civil Rights Attorney Dennis Cunningham

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Dennis Cunningham is a legendary civil rights attorney who has spent his lifetime defending activists since the 1960s. From suing the Chicago Police Department for the murder of Black Panther Fred Hampton, to representing...
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EPIC Concerns with Sierra Pacific and Green Diamond

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Sierra Pacific up to the Same Old Tricks A proposed Habitat Conservation Plan (HCP) for Sierra Pacific Industries (SPI), was recently released in its draft form by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service with a companion...
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Proposed Wind Project Presents Alarming Impacts

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EPIC urges greater efforts to minimize impacts to the environment There is a proposed wind energy project for the hills just southwest of Scotia, California. This project has given me untold heartburn as I try...
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EPIC: Happy 20th Birthday to the Headwaters Forest Reserve

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Happy 20th Birthday to the Headwaters Forest Reserve! The 7,472-acre Headwaters Forest Reserve—located just south east of the City of Eureka, CA—was established on March 1, 1999 as part of the landmark Headwaters Forest...
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EPIC: EPIC Appeals Green Diamond’s FSC Certification

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EPIC Appeals Green Diamond’s  FSC Certification EPIC filed a formal Complaint over and Appeal of the recertification of Green Diamond Resource Company in conformance with the standards and criteria of the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC)...
Clearcut in Klamath National Forest’s Westside Project 2016. Photo: Amber Jamieson.

EPIC: Robbing a Burn Victim

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On October 16, EPIC filed a lawsuit challenging a large post-fire timber sale on the Siskiyou Crest in Klamath National Forest. This timber sale, called the Seiad-Horse Project after the watersheds it will impact,...
Humboldt marten. Photo: Charlotte Eriksson, Oregon State University.

EPIC Fights for North Coast Wildlife

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Humboldt Marten Protected in California, Run Over in Oregon On August 23, the California Fish and Game Commission unanimously voted to list the Humboldt marten under the California Endangered Species Act. The decision is a...
Humboldt marten. Photo: Charlotte Eriksson, Oregon State University.

Humboldt Marten Update

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The Humboldt marten, a small carnivore related to minks and otters found only in old-growth forest and dense coastal shrub in Northern California and Southern and Central Coast regions in Oregon, is one of...
Latina woman in a redwood forest with a banana slug. Photo: Ruby Rodriquez/Latino Outdoors.

How Can We Make the Redwoods More Inclusive?

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Close your eyes and think of an "environmentalist." What do you see? If its an old white guy (probably with a beard and a walking stick), you are not alone! Environmentalism has a diversity...
Humboldt marten in a tree. Photo: USFWS.

Humboldt’s Most Elusive Critter

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With less than 100 individuals left in California, the Humboldt marten is one of the state's most endangered species. While it once haunted the coastal forests from Oregon to Santa Cruz, the Humboldt marten...
Older forest stand proposed for clearcutting near Copper Butte and Cook and Green Pass. Photo courtesy of Luke Ruediger.

Protect the Siskiyou Crest

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The Klamath National Forest (KNF) is proposing to eviscerate one of the most important wildlife corridors and backcountry areas in California. The Siskiyou Crest, which straddles the California-Oregon border, provides east to west landscape...