logging and mineral/oil/gas extracting rights might not be controlled by the ownership. These licenses are inside jobs between politicians and their relatives/friends./ contributors. YOU WOULD HAVE TO BUY THE POLITICIANS WHO ARE ALREADY OWNED.
I understand the "owners" are a tribe, with elder's opinion split between those that want the payout and others that see the trees as heritage.
If you have seen the Sequoias, and seen the vast devastation scenes after the loggers are done, you would approve the protest, the army protection too I hope, hoser.
afterthought: plants big and small make life possible for us.