Trespass Marijuana Plantations Wreak Havoc in Trinity Alps Wilderness

Army, National Guard and other law enforcement officers prepare to load the helicopter with irrigation line, garbage and a few remnant marijuana plants./Photos by Allie Hostler, Two Rivers TribuneThe sites encompass habitat of the federally endangered coho salmon, federally threatened northern spotted owl and the Pacific fisher, which was recently proposed for listing as federally threatened. Scientific data conclusively proves how pollution from illegal marijuana cultivation has further degraded habitat quality for each species and how bioaccumulating rodenticides, common to illegal cultivation sites, continue to negatively affect the northern spotted owl and Pacific fisher. Read More →

Rural Areas ‘Under Siege’ by Marijuana

The marijuana harvest season is coming to a close, and the rapid growth of the quasi-legal industry has some residents in eastern Humboldt County feeling under siege. Read More →

Large Scale Pot Production Concerns Humboldt Community

Marijuana in Humboldt County has gone from small “mom and pop” hippie grows to industrial-scale operations, and the environmental effects are devastating said researchers at Humboldt State University’s Humboldt Institute for Interdisciplinary Marijuana Research (HIIMR). Read More →

Humboldt and Trinity Counties Crack Down on Pot Grows

OFFICERS REMOVE 26,600 PLANTS FROM HOOPA RESERVATION Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office, assisted by Hoopa Valley Tribal Police, the Bureau of Indian Affairs, U.S. Marshal’s Office, California Department of Justice Bureau of Narcotics Enforcement, Hubmodlt County Drug Task Force, Bureau of Land Managmenet and the Campaiagn Against Marijuana Planting eradicated 26,600 marijuana plants ranging from four […] Read More →

Humboldt County Moving on Marijuana Regulations

The Humboldt County Board of Supervisors (BOS) is moving ahead with draft regulations that will regulate marijuana propagation in Humboldt County, both indoor and outdoor. Read More →

Debate About Growing Pot on Reservation Continues

By SCOTTIE LEE MEYERS, Two Rivers Tribune Hoopa Valley Tribal member Arthur Jones Sr. circulated a petition in March to put a referendum on the election ballot to repeal Title 34, the Marijuana Cultivation Suppression Ordinance. Passed in November 1999, the ordinance prohibits cultivation of marijuana or possession of any live marijuana plant on the […] Read More →

Petition Circulating to Repeal Hoopa Tribe’s Marijuana Cultivation Suppression Ordinance

A petition is circulating to gather signatures from members of the Hoopa Valley Tribe to conduct a referendum election to repeal Title 34, the Marijuana Cultivation Suppression Ordinance passed in November, 1999. Hoopa Tribal member, Arthur P. Jones Sr. began circulating the petition on March 7 with a goal of petitioning the Hoopa Valley Election Board to put the issue out to vote. Read More →

Marijuana Week in Hoopa

15-34TruckwithPotLast week seemed to be the designated week for marijuana raids on the Hoopa Reservation. Although law enforcement agents didn’t plan it that way, the conjoined effort between the Campaign Against Marijuana Planting (CAMP), Humboldt County Sheriff’s Department (HCSD), the Army National Guard, and the following day, the Hoopa Tribal Police Department and California Highway Patrol eradicated nearly 19,000 plants. Read More →