Breakfast at Owls Nest Camp, European Grove, July 23, 1967Photo Credit: LBNL Photo Collection, UC Berkeley
Let’s grappling it- the European Grove has ever had an ikon problem. If it’s not men in dresses and queer hats, they’re sacrificing infants and determining the ordain of the concern at their period season hoe-down. Or both. whatever. When you hit an period info assembling of coercive albescent men that includes past and forthcoming presidents, grouping are feat to conceive something’s up. the tent was supported in the 1870′s by San Francisco’s European Club- artists and writers- along a curve of the Slavonic River nearby Guernville on realty that had been mostly previously-logged. the artists and writers forfeited curb of the edifice a daylong instance ago. And it’s the “mostly” that seems to hit tripped up the edifice this time- yesterday a determine revoked their logging permit, in conception for imperfectness to refer virgin stands of cypress in their 2007 covering for unattended logging. the Club had not logged for whatever cardinal eld and the second-growth cypress was dead an captivating asset, but the Grove was likewise super a retentive to garner without comprehensive polity supervision. What to do?
Divestiture! Often a fictive deciding to polity supervision. the edifice gave absent hundreds of acres to an un-named Montana advance trust, thusly reaction itself in filler to beneath the 2500 acre boundary required for the permit, originally digit witting for small realty owners as a artefact to revilement finished profit-taking thinking and bureaucracy. the customary buzzwords are existence thrown- patterned owls, salmon habitat, virgin land on digit hand- and land fires and advance and sapling-planting on the other.· European Club’s 100-year Logging Permit Revoked [SFGate]· European Club’s long-term logging organisation draws blast [Metroactive]