Fwd: Julia Butterfly Hill to Speak March 15 at 7:30 NCTC

igg igg at intrepid.net
Fri Mar 9 19:17:35 EST 2001


>Subject: Julia Butterfly Hill to Speak March 15 at 7:30 NCTC
>To: perm
>Date: Fri, 9 Mar 2001 18:30:11 -0500
>
>On Thursday March 15 at 7:30 p.m., author and environmental activist Julia
>Butterfly Hill  will speak on "How I Became 'The Woman in the Tree'" at the
>United States Fish and Wildlife Service's National Conservation Training
>Center (Shepherd Grade Road, Shepherdstown, West Virginia).
>
>On December 10, 1997, 23-year old Julia Butterfly Hill climbed into a
>1,000-year old redwood tree in Humboldt County, California. She stayed
>there for just over two years to protect the tree and the surrounding old
>growth forest from timbering.While protesting the cutting of the redwoods,
>she weathered several coastal storms and survived attempts to force her
>from the tree. She will relate her experiences to local issues and take
>questions from the audience.
>The talk is free and open to the public.  No tickets are required.  It is
>part of a monthly series of "Conservation & Community" public lectures held
>at the National Conservation Training Center.
>
>This talk is supported by The Friends of the NCTC.  For more information
>please contact Mark Madison at (304) 876-7276 or mark_madison at fws.gov or
>check out our web page at:
>http://www.nctc.fws.gov/history/communitylectures.html



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