UC: CHOPPING DOWN 100,000 TREES IN THE EAST BAY HILLS!

UC: chopping down 100,000 trees in the east bay hills

Date: 2016-03-14 17:48
From: Cecile Pineda
<cecilep@sonic.net>

i just signed move on’s petition at
http://petitions.moveon.org/sign/stop-ucs-plan-to-deforest-1?source=s.icn.em.mt&r_by=4411684

they are planning to cut 100,000 trees!!!!!!!from the berkeley hills. this is what i wrote:

no end runs around EIRs. those trees 1) hold  soil against land- and mud slides, 2) moderate the bay area’s climate; 3) make homes for thousands of species on which a balanced ecology depends. 4) act as wind and fire breaks. what is UC thinking of?       (besides building 100s of new campus buildings on that land?) please sign & share widely.

I HOPE YOU WILL SIGN AND SEND TO YOUR LISTS.

thanks,

cecile

Author of Apology to a Whale: Words to Mend a World, available from Wingspress.com

“An urgent re-framing of current ecological thinking, Apology To A Whale addresses what the intersection of relative linguistics and archeology reveals about the present world’s power relations, and what the extraordinary communication of plants and animals can teach us.”

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