Arrow first came to attention of police and international media in July 2000 when he scaled a U.S. Forest Service building in downtown Portland, Oregon and lived on a ledge for 11 days, to protest the plan to log near Eagle Creek, Oregon. His protest played an important role in reversing the Forest Service's plans to log the area.
In October 2001, he suffered a broken pelvis, broken ribs and a concussion when he fell 60 feet from a hemlock tree where he had perched to protest a logging sale in Tillamook County. Arrow's supporters blame his fall on the Oregon Department of Forestry's use of sleep deprivation techniques during Arrow's tree sit.
 Arson incidents
Arrow is wanted by the FBI in connection with the
Another arson occurred a month later at Ray Schoppert Logging Company in Estacada, Oregon, on