Mattole Wildlands Defenders carry the torch of over 7 years of non-violent direct action in defense of the Oldgrowth Forests in the headwaters of the NF Mattole River. The Maxxam corporation has bankrupted Pacific Lumber and the future of this land is uncertain. Around 2,000 acres of the oldgrowth forest remains here. To get involved or help call- 707-834-3100. or write: P.O. Box 4803 Arcata, Ca 95521
This editorial piece by local journalist Hank Sims gives a good overview of the status of PL's bankruptcy. Currently there are four groups vying for control of PL. They are; current owner Maxxam, the Timber Noteholders (bankers, insurance companies), Mendocino Redwood Company and the Unsecured Creditors.