EPIC is involved in numerous campaigns and programs to fulfill our mission to defend the bioregions of Northern California and protect our community’s natural heritage. Click on the campaigns and programs listed here to learn more about the work EPIC is engaged in. If you find an issue we are working on that is of interest to you, consider getting involved or making a donation to help support our work.

CALTRANSCANCELRein in Caltrans  EPIC is challenging three environmentally damaging highway projects that Caltrans is pursuing around the North Coast of California: Richardson Grove, the Willits bypass and Highway 199 along the Wild and Scenic Smith River.


Spotted Owl Self Defense  The billionaire timber baron, Red Emmerson, and his company, Sierra Pacific Industries, are destroying thousands of acres of suitable habitat for the Northern Spotted Owl.


Endangered Species Protection  People alone do not make a community. Our community is also home to mountains, rivers and wildlife. EPIC is working hard to protect these unique critters and their habitats.


Industrial Forestry: Exposing Corporate Logging  Large scale corporate industrial logging continues to threaten our forests, wildlife, and watersheds.  Timber giants such as Green Diamond and Sierra Pacific Industries own vast tracts of vital forestlands in the redwood region and beyond.

whittler2004-06-27_077aProtecting Public Lands  EPIC is dedicated to protecting public lands including national, state and county owned parks, rivers, forests and recreation areas.  EPIC’s goal is to defend the natural heritage of the North Coast and protect the region’s unique endowment of species and ecosystems.