Go watch the documentary If a Tree Falls: A Story of the Earth Liberation Front on PBS. The film is streaming for free until October 13th.
The documentary takes you into the life of Daniel McGowan, an environmental activist, and the ELF. McGowan was a target in Operation Backfire for the arson of Superior Lumber company and Jefferson Poplar Farms in 2001. He was arrested and charged with arson, property destruction and conspiracy. He was also labeled a domestic terrorist. In 2006 Daniel signed a non-cooperation plea agreement with the government and in 2007 was sentenced to 7 years in federal prison and ordered to pay $1.9 million in restitution.