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

Scott Pittman pci at permaculture-inst.org
Sun Mar 11 19:55:12 EST 2001


For those of you able to go this is a must see event.  I heard Julia at 
this years bioneers conference and she is one of the most authentic voices 
I have ever heard, had me in tears.

Scott

At 07:17 PM 3/9/01 -0500, you wrote:
>>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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