Cascadia Forest Defenders Action Camp July 22nd – 25th 2011

This July activists are invited to to support direct action in defense
of a beloved, ancient coastal rainforest, the Elliott State Forest.
Under the watchful mismanagement of the Oregon Department of Forestry,
timber barons are actively razing this rare, 93,000 acre cathedral of
previously untouched wilderness. It's time for friends of Cascadia to
take a stand against the dozens of clearcuts on the table for 2011-2012.

Workshops will include: climb trainings, backwoods stealth and evasion,
know your rights, and anti-oppression.

Please come self-sufficient for camping with food and water/water filtration system.
We will have some resources but not for everyone and town will be an hour away.
You can use the rideshare board at the top of the blog for carpooling.
Stragglers can meet up outside of the Eugene Growers Market,
off of 5th near the Amtrak Station, on Friday a.m.
We will have directions there and possibly open seats.
Call Thomas at (530)521-4991 if you have other questions.


DIRECTIONS!
there will be some flagging

From Eugene.
Drive South on I-5 for 30 miles
Take exit 162 for Drain/Elkton
Drive Highway 38/"Umpqua Highway" for about 40 miles
Turn left onto Loon Lake Road
Stay on Loon Lake Road past Loon Lake, about 9 miles
Turn right on Road 1000, called "Elk Ridge Road"
Stay on this road for a long time, don't take any turns or forks.
Drive slow and careful on loose gravel.
Turn right at 2300, called "Beaver Creek Road"
Drive until the road crosses a river on a small concrete bridge.
Take the right fork, 8100
Drive for about 2 miles, watch out for potholes
Look for a large flat area with paths and a makeshift camp.
You're here!

From Roseburg or South
Drive North on 1-5 about 12 miles
Take exit 136 for Sutherlin/Elkton
Drive Highway 138 until it merges with Highway 38, Umpqua
Highway. Stay on 38 towards Reedsport.
Turn left onto Loon Lake Road
Stay on Loon Lake Road past Loon Lake, about 9 miles
Turn right on Road 1000, called "Elk Ridge Road"
Stay on this road for a long time, don't take any turns or forks.
Drive slow and careful on loose gravel.
Turn right at 2300, called "Beaver Creek Road"
Drive until the road crosses a river on a small concrete bridge.
Take the right fork, 8100
Drive for about 2 miles, watch out for potholes
Look for a large flat area with paths and a makeshift camp.
You're here!

From Coos Bay
Take Highway 241 East to Allegany, about 12 miles
From Allegany get on Road 1000, called "Elk Ridge Road"
The road will go through some state forest land along Marlow
creek, then through some private timber land that will be
distinct, on the right, because of gnarly clearcuts and tree farms
Back on public land, look for road 2300 on the left "Beaver Creek
Road"
Drive until the road crosses a river on a small concrete bridge.
Take the right fork, 8100
Drive for about 2 miles, watch out for potholes
Look for a large flat area with paths and a makeshift camp.
You're here!
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One thought on “Cascadia Forest Defenders Action Camp July 22nd – 25th 2011

  1. If I may suggest, I came across a very handy water purification bottle called a lifesaver bottle that comes in very handy for camping trips. It's a great way to be sure and safe about drinking water and it can purify, like a filter press, water for up to 1000 gallons.

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