Author Archives: Grove Coalition Member

Action Alert: Tell Caltrans to study impacts before advancing the Four Bridges Project

By Lucy Allen The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) is proposing to upgrade four existing  bridges along the Avenue of the Giants, a world-famous scenic drive along old Highway 101, through the ancient redwood groves of Redwood State Park. Take … Continue reading

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Federal Hearing: February 23, 2012 State Hearing: March 14, 2012

Court Hearing Dates: The Federal Court Hearing for the Richardson Grove Case is in San Francisco, Thursday February 23, 2012 at 2pm, court room #8, 19th floor, with the Honorable William Alsup. The State Court Hearing for Richardson Grove is … Continue reading

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Non-violent direct action workshop to defend Richardson Grove Feb. 11-13, 2012

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Diverse Community Needs Alternative to Richardson Grove Plan

Diverse and energetic opposition to Caltrans’ project to alter Highway 101 through Richardson Grove State Park emerged Monday with a well-attended rally and non-violent civil disobedience resulting in 12 arrests. The actions, held at the offices of Caltrans District 1 … Continue reading

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The Battle to Protect Richardson Grove Continues into 2011

Three years after Caltrans first announced their intention to widen Highway 101 through Richardson Grove State Park, no construction has begun. The agency may have cited an urgent need to complete the project, but has not been successful in forcing … Continue reading

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Opponents of Richardson Grove Highway Project File Second Suit to Save Old-growth Redwoods

SAN FRANCISCO— five individuals and three environmental advocacy organizations filed a federal lawsuit against the California Department of Transportation.  The Federal Action challenges a major construction project along Highway 101 through Richardson Grove State Park in Humboldt County.  The project … Continue reading

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Richardson Grove: The Effort to Protect our State Park

Who could have thought it so controversial for a non-profit, environmental advocacy organization to work to protect an old growth redwood grove from the machines of progress, within a State park? Over the last several years, EPIC staff and volunteers … Continue reading

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