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(707) 937-0903


Welcome to the Mendocino Group of California's Redwood Chapter of the Sierra Club. The Mendocino Group encompasses all Sierra Club members living in Mendocino County.

News: July 2014

Little River Airport Public Forestland to be Harvested

Mendocino County is planning to harvest its 57-acre forest property next to the Little River Airport this year. There are approximately 100 old-growth trees, both Redwood and Douglas-Fir, on the property. While no individual old-growth tree will be cut, second-growth trees will be cut that are adjacent to these old trees. Therefore, we are asking that a core area that contains a concentration of the old trees - about 5 acres - be set aside and not entered at all. This would help protect the old growth from incidental damage and degradation from felling and skidding trees out of this special grove - activities that would forever diminish both its beauty and functionality for wildlife. The old grove could also serve as a destination point for a recreational hiking trail that would start at the county road. The county's promise, as part of the harvest plan, to create a passive recreational component has never been realized.

Please call Dan Hamburg, the Mendocino County supervisor who's district this is, and ask for both a set-aside of the old trees - most importantly and urgently! - as well as a recreational trail. His office number is 707-463-7231.

Little River Airport Public Forestland flyer
Please print the petition at right →,
gather signatures and send to:
Sierra Club
PO Box 522
Mendocino CA 95460
Little River Airport Public Forestland petition
Airport Wooded Ecosystem
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