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March 12, 2013 | 5:30 am

The Bird vs. the Bypass: Tree-Sitter Fights Mendocino Highway Project

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By Deborah Svoboda If you want to talk face-to-face to Warbler, you have to be OK with heights. Warbler, the name adopted by a 24-year-old farmer, is living indefinitely in a ponderosa pine on the southern outskirts of Willits, up in Mendocino County. She’s been up in the tree since the end of January to […]

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Up in the Air With a Mendocino County Tree-Sitter

March 1, 2013 | 2:19 pm

Up in the Air With a Mendocino County Tree-Sitter

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“Warbler” is a 24-year-old goat farmer who has decided to make her home in a ponderosa pine near the Mendocino County town of Willits in hopes she can help head off a big Caltrans highway project. The agency has already begun preliminary work on a bypass that would shift U.S. 101 from its current route […]

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