Tree Sitters

Some articles on tree, tree sitters, trees:

Tree Sitting
... Tree sitting is a form of environmentalist civil disobedience in which a protester sits in a tree, usually on a small platform built for the purpose, to protect it from being cut down (speculating that ... Supporters usually provide the tree sitters with food and other supplies ... Tree sitters have successfully prevented logging of ancient old-growth forests for months at a time, and in some instances have convinced logging companies not to ...
Berkeley Oak Grove Controversy - Tree-sit - Tree-sitters Descend
... hired by the university began constructing a 90 feet (27 m) scaffolding around the tree occupied by the tree-sitters ... At the same time the UCPD began to move cherry pickers into position around the tree ... contractors against anything thrown by the tree-sitters as the scaffolding was constructed ...
Tree Sitting - Extractions
... Tree-sitters in trees claimed by Pacific Lumber in Humboldt County have been subject to forced removal by hired tree-sit extractors ... in the late 90’s but in 2003 Pacific Lumber hired teams of climbers to remove dozens of tree-sitters, particularly in the Freshwater area East of Eureka, California ... often show up to assist extractors and arrest tree-sitters ...
Berkeley Oak Grove Controversy - Tree-sit - Some Protesters Come Down, Another Arrives
... On June 25, 2008 two protesters voluntarily descended from the trees ... left the grove, leaving three protesters still in the trees ... At 1100 pm three of the tree-sitters were seen on the ground, at which point the UCPD arrested one of them for trespassing and violating a court order, causing the other two to take refuge ...

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