Archival Gems

Ecotopia Earth First!, Spring 1993

This issue of Ecotopia Earth First! includes Judi Bari’s call for action in the endangered Headwaters Forest as well as a Headwaters legislative proposal by Maribelle Murrelet, Darryl Cherney and Laurie Sarachek report on the EF! blockade of MAXXAM redwoods logging in Redway, and Naomi Wagner writes on Helicopter logging in Albion. Additionally, there is an integrated confessions-to-L-P section provided followed by an article on L-P’s slap suit against Earth First!. The issue of tree spiking is discussed, Alicia Little Tree reviews the autobiography of Assata Shakur and Julie Muson lays open the harmful effects of a landfill in an Indian reservoir.

Earth First!: End Corporate Dominance!

In this Earth First! End Corporate Dominance! issue Cedar Stevens, Adrian Boutureira, Roger Baker, John Thoms, Chris Wilhite, Neal Tuttrup, Bill Medaille, Dug Schoellkopf, Karen Hadden, Erin Rogers, Sharon Jenkins, and Jupiter O'Halloran discuss topics like the menace of the Endangered Species Act, the global gathering of indigenous people fighting the oil industry, Mexican Zapatismo, Austin’s transportation and land use infrastructure, the reduction of urban sprawl, EF! encounters with the criminal system, the restoration of Texas Hill Country, Freeport McMoran mining in West Papua, Indonesia, the EF! suit against Austin mayor, the Children’s march to save Sierra Blanca, and includes a report from the 1996 Earth First! Activist Conference in the end.

Earth First! Introductory Guide, 1981

This introductory guide to the Earth First! movement was produced by The Earth First! Journal as a service for Earth First! local groups. It includes the purpose and definition of Earth First!, their philosophy, their task forces, and provide information about Earth First! Foundation and -Journal, wilderness preservation, local groups, monkey wrenching, and direct action.

The Voice of the Wild Siskiyou, Spring 1998

In this issue of the The Voice of the Wild Siskiyou of Spring 1998, a quarterly newsletter of the Siskiyou Regional Education Project, Art R. Kruckeberg and Frank A. Lang provide information about the Klamath-Siskyiou bioregion, a unique place situated along the Pacific Ocean across the Californian and Oregon border. Further, they ask the question of “how to preserve this bioregion and all its distinctive ecosystems - in the face of ongoing resource extraction and other human incursions?”, and encourage joining the Siskiyou Project network.

Ecotopia Earth First! Special Baby Treesus Issue

In this special Baby Treesus issue of Earth First! Ecotopia, Earth First! sets forth its four-moratorium of campaigns named after seasons: Redwood Summer - Corporate Fall - Nuclear Winter. It mainly focuses on the Corporate Fall protests and other cases that required EF! demonstrations concerning the problem of “logging to infinity”. The issue additionally includes letters to the editor, a quiz, and a plea for money.

Earth First!: A Citizen’s Guide to the US Forest Service, 1992

This Earth First! issue serves as a citizen’s guide to the US Forest Service and its negative impact on U.S. national forests. As topics Scott Greacen includes reform proposals for the USFS, the role of deep ecology, the destruction of eco-systems across the U.S. and its related abuse of Native American cultural heritage and a call for the protection of national forests. Earth First!'s own position and its demands in this context are stated in the end.

Earth First! Samhain-Yule Issue, 2009

This special edition of Earth first! is dedicated to Samhain, the Celtic term for “summer’s end”, a time to reassess our goals and strategies. Topics are endangered rivers, tar sands, protection from environmental degradation, information about US climate justice activism (MCJ), the green Scare, Deep Ecology, and the G 20 Summit among others. Letters to the editor and songs are included as well.