Environmental Devastation! The Fisher Family’s Humboldt Redwood Company’s Un-Sustainable Practice of Selling “Sustainable Timber”!
Hack & Squirt Poisons the Forest
"This sensational-sounding term describes the practice of poisoning trees and leaving them standing to rot on the landscape.”
Images of the Hack & Squirt Happening on Rainbow Ridge
Ancient Tree Stands Have a Fire Resiliency That Second Growth Stands Do Not
Rainbow Ridge is last remaining Un-touch, Un-logged Forest Exactly Because of the Steep Slopes that Exist There.
While every other “Ancient” Forest was logged Throughout Northern California, Rainbow Ridge Remained. Why? It was not logged because it was one of the most remote and difficult places to access for the logging companies. It is difficult to access because it is so steep and has such unstable slopes.
More Landslides In An Earthquake Prone Area Are Not Acceptable: Photo From Tree Sit on Rainbow Ridge
Logging on Steep Unstable Slopes Puts Sediment in Streams. This Hurts Salmon Runs & Their Ability to Lay Eggs In Sediment Free Stream Beds
This Map Shows how the Mattole Ancient Forests have been desomated by logging. In 1988 there were less than 5% un touched complex habitat structure left. In 2019 their is even less remaining.