Apr 272011

Help defend the mountains by visiting them

By Dave Cooper

The Summer of 2011 will be a summer of action in the Appalachian Mountains.

Mountain Justice Summer Camp

Mountain Justice Summer Camp, 2009. Group 2.

Mountain Justice Summer camp will take place May 21-27 on top of beautiful Pine Mountain in eastern Kentucky.  From the top of the mountain, you can see a mountaintop removal mine on Black Mountain and hear the blasts go off.  The forests on top of the mountain are spectacular, and there are good hiking trails to the Mars Rocks, Tower Road, the Little Shepherd Trail, and the Pine Mountain Trail. Continue reading »

Jun 042010

Join MTR abolitionist group Mountain Justice in Lexington, KY, Monday June 7 at 11:30 on the courthouse lawn to send a strong message that we will no longer tolerate the criminal destruction of our mountains, streams and communities.

This rally marks the beginning of a summer of non-violent direct action in Kentucky to pressure corporations, banks, politicians and regulators to end destructive strip mining for coal and help build sustainable economies in Appalachia. Continue reading »