Ear To The Ground

News from the Field, February 1997


Ear To The Ground


"If their Great-Aunt Matilda buys a Volkswagen van and she dies and gives it to one of them, that baby's mine."

-Don Blewett, president of Highland Enterprises, on his plan to collect $1.15 million in damages from 12 mostly unemployed members of Earth First! Last November, a jury in Grangeville, Idaho, ruled that the group had sabotaged the firm's road-clearing equipment during a 1993 protest in Nez Perce National Forest.

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