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Announcement :: Organizing
Eastern Forest Defense Camp 2004
13 May 2004
Announcing: The Eastern Forest Justice League’s 2004 Eastern Forest Defense Camp, June 13-21, in Virginia. Come learn skills that are widely applicable.
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Eastern Forest Defense Camp 2004

Announcing: The Eastern Forest Justice League’s 2004 Eastern Forest Defense Camp, June 13-21, in Virginia.

Hosted by: Eastern Forest Justice League, CLINCH Coalition, Katuah Earth First!, Buckeye Forest Council, Kentucky Heartwood, Southern Appalachian Biodiversity Project, and the National Forest Protection Alliance.

Calling all activists, forest dwellers, concerned citizens, and others ready to act on behalf of our great Eastern forests! In this training camp, we will focus on our evolving skillset of non-violent direct action tactics. We are looking for folks from the Northwoods (Great Lakes and New England), Central Appalachians, Southern Appalachians, the Great Coastal Swamps, the Piedmont, the Pine Barrens, the Allegheny (Cumberland) Plateau, the Ozarks and the Midwest to join us in Virginia as we share skills, techniques and ideas for defending our forests.

Expect workshops on: tree-sits/tree climbing; basic and advanced blockades (including tripods/bipods); field kitchens; field survival; radio communications; banner making; campaign strategy; forest monitoring; media messaging; police negotiations; security culture/when an agent knocks; woodland movement; and local flora, fauna, and lore.

Also, we are looking for more workshop ideas, so tell us on your registration what other workshops you would like to see or help lead.

Please Note: YOU MUST REGISTER TO ATTEND! Registration deadline is June 1. The registration is attached to this email and available from our website for download.

Registration can be sent to

PO Box 571
Athens, OH 45701
Or via e-mail to:
efjl (at)
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