Public Comment

Press Release: Community Presentation by The TreeSpirit Project: Why are Berkeley & Oakland forest being cut down, then herbicides? And what you can do about it!

Jack Gescheidt, Founder, The TreeSpirit Project
Friday August 26, 2016 - 11:37:00 AM

Hundreds of thousands of healthy trees are targeted for eradication; precious SF East Bay forests that mitigate global warming, create oxygen, sequester carbon, are home to wildlife and provide renewal for you, your children and your grandchildren. Thousands of gallons of Monsanto Roundup and Dow Garlon will follow the deforestation, poisoning plants, land, waterways, wildlife, pets, children and adults alike. 

LEARN MORE about the environmentally devastating plan to deforest — then apply herbicides across 2,000 acres of Berkeley & Oakland hillsides for the next 10 years.  

INCLUDES: “Native” vs. “non-native” trees FIRE DEMO; Q&A; videos, and more. 

WHEN: 2pm-4pm, Sunday, August 28, 2016
WHERE: Redwood Gardens Apartments Community Room, 2951 Derby St. (at Claremont Blvd (NOT Claremont Ave.; also near Belrose Ave.), Berkeley, CA.