Doc. Tuesday at Treasure CIty: Screening of "Pickaxe: The Cascadia Free State Story

Dec 4 2012 8:30 pm

Pickaxe documents efforts to halt logging at Warner Creek, a federally protected forest in Oregon. Following a suspicious fire in 1991 that cleared the land, Congress suspended environmental regulations to allow logging in the area. Since arson was determined to be the cause of the fire, however, environmental activists argued that allowing logging at Warner Creek would set a bad example and possibly lead to similarly motivated forest fires. What followed was an 11-month battle complete with a 79-day hunger strike and an amazing blockade of a remote mountain logging road. This inspiring documentary shows the power of direct action, determination and good leadership.

View the trailer: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nlnwm11d6II

at Treasure City, 2142 East 7th St,

 

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