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Why Poachers Are Raiding the Redwoods in Humboldt County

June 29, 2014 | 9:00 am

Why Poachers Are Raiding the Redwoods in Humboldt County

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Burl poaching is a growing environmental crime that is prompting alarm, and a crackdown.

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Humboldt County Redwood Poacher Sentenced

June 23, 2014 | 11:15 am

Humboldt County Redwood Poacher Sentenced

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Man pleaded guilty to felony charge as parks fight wave of vandalism targeting ancient trees.

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Humboldt County Man Arrested in Redwood Poaching Case

May 14, 2014 | 1:00 pm

Humboldt County Man Arrested in Redwood Poaching Case

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Suspect charged with vandalizing coast redwood for burls prized by collectors and furniture makers.

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Park Officials: Illegal Cutting of Redwoods Is Increasing

March 5, 2014 | 4:59 pm

Park Officials: Illegal Cutting of Redwoods Is Increasing

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By removing burls, timber thieves end genetic life of a line of trees; 15 were damaged in February.

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