Thank you to all who helped in any way in this grand noble eff
the spirit of what existed here is still alive. There are thousands of people who participated in the struggle over the two year endeav
This website is a testimony to a Movement that brought together a whole community – The Save the Oaks eff
Did we fail? No? Did we win? Of Course we won? Why? Because we did what politicians have failed to do- we connected together in a common noble goal? We stood together outside of our own selfishness as human beings.
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We were perfect in our eff
We did not Save the Oaks- but we showed what the
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Be it known that this was a people’s eff
And most imp
Show me a Movement that can speak to that.
Save the Oaks Supp
Monday September 8th, 2008
We just heard that UC police are right now (5pm Monday) beginning to move to extract the treesitters.
Also, the treesitters released the statement below. We're passing it on.
What the Treesitters Want
By Dumpster Muffin, Huckleberry Finn, and the Oak Grove Treesitters
UC has cut down Mem
UC has a systemic problem: it does not involve the community in its land use decisions. Community members can make public comments after decisions are made, but have no role during the brainst
We are asking f
This committee would be a win-win-win f
We are further asking f
Finally, we want UC to return the remains of the “Grandmother Oak” – a tree who was older than the University – so that Native Americans will be able to make drums
Our hope is that these proposals build toward a positive long-term future of a m
UC has claimed that we were on the verge of coming down Saturday, and the only reason we didn’t is that our ground supp
UC told us that they would meet to discuss our concerns, but only after we came down. Tree-sit supp
We remain willing and available to continue the mediation process to bring about an end to the protest and generate a positive outcome that respects the concerns of all parties.
We loved the Oak Grove dearly, as did so many others. Its loss will be a tragedy f