If you think India is crazy with their sacred cow policy, you may find this comical.
Do these guys realize that trees are being cut to finish the Hammond Trail?
Date: Wed, 06 Jun 2007 15:05:01 -0000
Subject: [NCEF!] Tree goes Down
this morning in an early sneak attack, the leaning tree went down.
Nate, where were you?
From: "Shunka Wakan"
Date: Sat, 2 Jun 2007 13:40:57 -0700 (PDT)
Subject: [NCEF!] EMERGENCY CALL TO ACTION! Sunday Morning, 5:00 a.m., near Founders Grove
EMERGENCY CALL TO ACTION!
Caltrans to Cut Leaning Oldgrowth Tree Near Founders Grove! Rally at Tree Sunday Morning! 5:00 AM!
Sunday morning Caltrans will shut down Highway 101 between 6 AM and 7 A.M. to fall the tree onto the highway. Accorrding to the Times Standard ... "Going south on 101 past the turnoff to Bull Creek and the intersection with the Avenue of the Giants to Founders Grove, just past the small overpass above the Avenue of the Giants and around a bend stands -- teeters -- the old-growth tree in question." Read Article Here from 12/24/06 with Caltrans stating that the tree poses no more danger than the other trees along the highway, and that it appears to be stable. If So..why Is Caltrans cutting this tree now? Rides Needed! Call 707 834 9561 NOW! to help and get more details!
May the Forest Be With You!