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USDA ISSUES FINAL SACRED SITES REPORT

LINK: http://www.fs.fed.us/spf/tribalrelations/documents/sacredsites/SacredSitesFinalReportDec2012.pdf FROM VILSACK: http://blogs.usda.gov/2012/12/06/secretary-vilsack-addresses-white-house-tribal-nations-conference-unveils-sacred-sites-report/#more-43547

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Departments of Agriculture, Defense, Energy, and Interior Sign Memorandum to Collaborate to Protect Indian Sacred Sites

Departments of Agriculture, Defense, Energy, and Interior Sign Memorandum to Collaborate to Protect Indian Sacred Sites USDA Office of Communications sent this bulletin at 12/06/2012 02:05 PM EST   Release No. 0354.12 Contact: USDA Office of Communications (202) 720-4623 Departments of Agriculture, Defense, Energy, and Interior Sign Memorandum to Collaborate to Protect Indian Sacred Sites

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Urgent Action Needed to Protect the San Francisco Peaks

From Shawn Mulford:   Dear San Francisco Peaks Protector,   After more than a decade of working for the protection of the sanctity of the San Francisco Peaks it is time for our voices to unite and be heard.  We must speak out to convince the President, Secretary of Agriculture, and Secretary of Interior to

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Protesters ‘Quarantine’ Forest Service Lobby, Urge Obama Administration to Immediately Halt Desecration of Holy San Francisco Peaks

News Release Friday, September 21, 2012 CONTACT: protectpeaks@gmail.com www.ProtectThePeaks.org Protesters ‘Quarantine’  Forest Service Lobby, Urge Obama Administration to Immediately Halt Desecration of Holy San Francisco Peaks Read the letters here: USDA Letters FLAGSTAFF, AZ — More than a dozen Flagstaff community members “quarantined” the Coconino National Forest Service lobby at 3:00 PM to protest the

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Protect the Peaks Print-able Outreach Materials

Please download, print and distribute these outreach materials: Protect the PEAKS trifold (Black & White) – PDF Boycott Arizona Snowbowl Info Sheet (Black & White) – JPEG Boycott Arizona Snowbowl Graphic – JPEG  

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Protect the Peaks Letters to USDA: Protect the Holy San Francisco Peaks, Terminate Snowbowl’s Special Use Permit for Higher Public Purpose

Please join us in calling on the Obama administration to terminate the special use permit for AZ Snownbowl. Use the below letter for reference, please make your own comments and send to the contacts below. DATE: Friday, September 21, 2012   Tom Vilsack Secretary of Agriculture U.S. Department of Agriculture 1400 Independence Ave., S.W. Washington,

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Support August 21 lockdown arrestees! Court Monday at 10AM

Please join us Monday August 27, 10AM at the Flagstaff Municipal Court, 15 N. Beaver St., to support the August 21 lockdown arrestees at their arraignment.

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Tree-sitter Makes Emergency Descent Due To Extreme Lightning Storm

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, August 23, 2012 Contact: Ariana Sauer (602) 388-3726 Xander Vautrin@ (847) 334-7212 protectpeaks@gmail.com www.protectthepeaks.org   Tree-sitter Makes Emergency Descent Due To Extreme Lightning Storm Flagstaff, AZ – At approximately 1:30am on Thursday, August 23, 2012, James Kennedy, had to perform an emergency descent on his back-up rappel line to avoid being struck by

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NEWS RELEASE: SNOWBOWL EMPLOYEES THREATEN TREE-SITTER’S LIFE

Tuesday, August 21, 2012 Contact: Ariana Sauer (602) 388-3726 Xander Vautrin@ (847) 334-7212 protectpeaks@gmail.com www.protectthepeaks.org Snowbowl Employees Threaten Tree-sitter’s Life, Two Supporters Arrested as Tree-Sit Continues FLAGSTAFF, AZ — Tree-sitter James Kennedy watched from 80 feet above as 2 supporters, who had locked themselves to Snowbowl pipeline equipment to protect James’ “lifeline”, were arrested. At

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TREE-SIT ALERTS – August 21, 2012

Directions to Tree-Sit News story from Channel 3: www.news.yahoo.com/video/phoenixktvk3tv-15751070/nau-student-tree-sitting-to-protest-water-pipeline-to-snowbowl-30343075.html   10:30 AM – URGENT UPDATE: Police and fire department on-site! Supports asked to step back for “safety” reasons as they prepare to extract! URGENT SUPPORT NEEDED! PLEASE GO TO SITE. If you cannot go, call city council now and urge them to no put James’

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