Several Sonoma County residents formed Forest Unlimited in 1995 after viewing with alarm the California Department of Forestry’s cavalier attitude toward the destruction of our forest lands. It was clear that CDF was not obeying the law nor protecting the environment. We felt it was important to educate the public about forestry law and regulation and encourage the citizens to participate in the public review process for logging plans. Consequently, in April of 1995 Forest Unlimited incorporated as a 501(c)(3) tax exempt organization under the laws of the State of California and the federal internal revenue code. Educators, scientists (including a geologist, biologist, sociologist and chemist) and attorney’s joined Our Board of Directors.