Sunday, June 10, 2007

Sacred cows

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?

To: northcoastearthfirst@yahoogroups.com
From: "lowkeyhum"
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?
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To: northcoastearthfirst@yahoogroups.com
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!

2 comments:

Anonymous said...

What can you say to that?

Rose said...

People have asked me if this is a joke or a spoof - NO, this is for real.