Category Archives: Announcements

New clearcut logging plan adjacent to Big Trees State Park

SPI has a new clearcutting logging plan near Arnold and Calaveras Big Trees State Park. Here is a summary of that plan from the THPtrackingcenter. The aerial view above shows how much complete forest removal has already occurred in this area. … Continue reading

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EPFW Wild and Scenic Film Festival

Wild and Scenic Film Festival September 20, 2012 at Chatom Vineyards (Wine, Farm fresh food and Films!) Please visit for reservations and film information.

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Major new developments reward good forestry and logging

In the last few months several major companies announced they are choosing only Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certified wood products to sell in their retail outlets.
Other less stringent certifications, identified as “greenwashing” by environmental organizations, allow clear cutting timber and other actions harmful to habitat and watersheds.
Those practices are unacceptable to achieve FSC certification.The organization’s standard for “green” products were developed by scientists independent of large timber corporations.

Companies and consumers that want wood products produced in an environmentally sound manner will not buy wood products from logging corporations that devastate habitat, watersheds, climate and wildlife. That means wood products from companies like Sierra Pacific Industry (SPI) no longer will be purchased by these corporations. Continue reading

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Welcome to the NEW Site!

We hope you like what we’ve done with the new Ebbetts Pass Forest Watch website!  There are several features that we would like to bring to your attention: We have a new blog, under the Forest Watchers Blog menu item.  … Continue reading

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