Yuroks Declare Success In Anti-Cannabis Campaign

Aug 7, 2018

People growing marijuana illegally in the forest don't care much who owns the forest. 

So while you hear plenty about illegal grows on federal Forest Service land, there have been many on tribal land in Northern California, too.  Have been, past tense, says the Yurok tribe. 

The tribe recently paused Operation Yurok, which focused on removing all large-scale pot grows on Yurok land. 

Frankie Joe Myers, the tribal heritage preservation officer, visits with details of the operation.