Hellbender Journal 4, no. 2

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Earth First! Movement Writings

Hellbender Journal 4, no. 2. Front Cover.

Kleissler, James, ed., Hellbender Journal 4, no. 2 (Summer 1998). Republished by the Environment and Society Portal. Multimedia Library. http://www.environmentandsociety.org/node/8179.


Table of Contents

  • Activists Occupy Forest Supervisor’s Office in First Ever Allegheny Civil Disobedience
  • Round ‘em Up and Oust ‘em Out
  • Allegheny Activists Organize and Educate at Minister Creek
  • Hellbenders and the Seventh Circle of Hell
  • What’s Happening on the Allegheny National Forest
  • Clearing the Throat by Theresa Darlin
  • Zero-Cut Update and Upcoming Events
  • US Citizens Say: “Stop the East Side Timber Sale!”
  • Allegheny Activists Rally In Philadelphia
  • Cross Country by Liz Hughes
  • State Forests Management Plan Revision Continues
  • Hellbender Action Alert: Powerful Timber Interests Try to Intimidate Forest Lawyers
  • Conservation Groups Resign from Timber Certification Effort in Appalachia
  • Flier: 5th Annual Allegheny National Forest Gathering
  • Honey Locust Pod by Margaret Young
  • Belitskus to Run for U.S Congress in 1998
  • Doesn’t Trust Peterson on Forest Issues
  • Forest [Dis]Service by Tim Doody
  • Benefit for the Allegheny
  • Timber Cutting on the Allegheny 101
  • Eyes on the Forat Service: ADP Guide to Timber Sales

On Wednesday, May 20, members of NYC Earth First!/Federal Lands Action Group entered John Palmer’s office in the Allegheny National Forest, disrupting a meeting therein (Palmer was not in attendance). The group announced their opposition to the East Side Project, the largest proposed timber sale east of the Mississippi.

— Adam Weissman, NYC Earth First!


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Further readings: 
  • Foreman, Dave. Ecodefence: A Field Guide to Monkeywrenching. Tucson: A Ned Ludd Book, 1987.
  • Lee, Martha. Earth First!: Environmental Apocalypse. Syracuse: Syracuse University Press, 1995.