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Giant Sequoia Monument Logging

Case Overview

Challenge to the Forest Service management plan for Giant Sequoia National Monument, a plan that allows extensive logging in previously protected old growth habitat within the Giant Sequoia National Monument. Earthjustice sued on behalf of six organizations to protect this national treasure and the species that depend on it.


On August 22, 2006, a federal judge ruled that the plan to allow commercial logging in Giant Sequoia National Monument was illegal.

Case Updates

August 22, 2006 | Legal Document

Sequoia Decision 8-22-06

Ruling on conservation groups' case against logging in Giant Sequoia National Monument.