Presentation on theme: "FOREST CRIME & THE ILLEGAL CUTTING OF TIMBER IS A CRIME!"— Presentation transcript:
FOREST CRIME &
THE ILLEGAL CUTTING OF TIMBER IS A CRIME!
Thieves cut timber where they find it and take only what they want
From Creeks and Riparian Reserves that are excluded from logging
And from Fish rearing streams
The cedar blocks are hauled in pickups under tarps
And carry no timber marks or identification
They are also carried in Cube style vans both old and new (or rentals) to conceal their presence
What Can You Do? If you think you have witnessed a crime in the woods, do not approach the person and do not take a photo of them! Instead observe what they are doing, record it on paper and report it to the authorities.
If you see suspicious activity like chain saws running at night, unusual vehicles in unusual places, the cutting of timber in fish rearing streams
1/ Observe any suspicious activity. 2/ Record your observations on paper. 3/ Report the incident to any of the following:
The local Forest Service The local detachment of the police, or Crime
WE NEED YOUR HELP! With timely and accurate information, an apprehension and conviction may be possible.
You do not have to give your name or appear as a witness. Complete secrecy and anonymity is guaranteed.
The forests belong to everyone Please help us protect them