Militarized police force moved in on encamped forest activists protecting some of the last remaining canopied forest area in Atlanta.
Author: Don Kimball
Don Kimball has been a forest defender for over 30 years. His has worked on anti-nuclear actions at the Nevada Test Site and campaign coordination for the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society. He served as a cruelty investigator for Animal Protection of NM and as a board member for Maine Friends of Animals. He worked with Sierra Club California on passage of the California Desert Protection Act of 1994, which established Death Valley and Joshua Tree National Monuments as National Parks. He spent the summers of 1993 and 1996 in Idaho with the Cove/Mallard Coalition defending the largest remaining roadless area left in the lower 48 states. Don worked for the Southwest Forest Alliance in 1997 as campaign coordinator for the “NO Taxation For Deforestation” campaign and was selected as a delegate for the Sierra Club’s first Sierra Summit in 2005. An Air Force veteran, Don is the host of Friendly Fire, A Voice For Veterans on WMPG-FM and KURU-FM, a member of Veterans For Peace, and a board member of Military Families Speak Out, an advocacy group for veterans and their families.