Tag Archives: East Bay Hills

Oakland’s Vegetation Management Plan – Our Comment (Deadline 11 June 2018)

Oakland’s Vegetation Management Plan is to cut down thousands of trees and use toxic pesticides to prevent resprouting. If you wish to comment, the deadline is June 11, 2018. Send your email to VMPcomments@oaklandvegmanagement.org We’ve published a brief comment here … Continue reading

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Expert Panel on East Bay Hills Deforestation – Nov 19, 2015

There’s an interesting panel discussion on the East Bay Hills project on Thursday, November 19th, 2015. We are providing the details (with permission) from the website of the Tree Spirit Project. Its founder, Jack Gescheidt, is the moderator for the … Continue reading

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Sierra Club Denies the Facts

Environmentalists are battling a horrible project that will destroy hundreds of thousands of trees in the East Bay Hills. Most people would expect the Sierra Club to fight this project as well. Instead, it has a law-suit to force FEMA … Continue reading

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PETITION: Sierra Club, Please Stop Advocating Against Trees and For Pesticides

The San Francisco Forest Alliance is joining a petition to ask the Sierra Club to stop advocating for the destruction of trees and the use of pesticides in the San Francisco Bay Area. You may be shocked to learn that … Continue reading

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Fighting the East Bay Clear-Cutting of 450,000 Trees

Nearly half a million trees are likely to be felled in Berkeley and the East Bay Hills of the San Francisco Bay Area. There’s an extremely destructive project planned. The land managers sought Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) funding for … Continue reading

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Lawsuit to Block Funding for East Bay Deforestation

The new Plan to cut down hundreds of thousands of trees in the East Bay hills of the San Francisco Bay Area¬† is as bad as the previous one. (See: East Bay Trees to be Destroyed.) Trees fight climate change, … Continue reading

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East Bay Trees to be Destroyed – How You Can Help

Our readers may recall that an extremely destructive project is planned for Berkeley and the East Bay Hills of the San Francisco Bay Area. It’s going to fell nearly half a million trees. The land managers sought Federal Emergency Management … Continue reading

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Audio Talk (YouTube) Against the Needless Destruction of Urban Forests

You are invited to hear comments by Ariane Eroy, a supporter of Sutro Forest, trees, and the environment, on KPFA radio (broadcast date: 1/2/2014). Ariane speaks in support of the effort to save the Sutro Forest and challenges East Bay … Continue reading

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East Bay: The EPA Questions the Environmental Impact Statement

Many of the readers of this site are aware that trees and habitat are threatened, not just in San Francisco, but across the Bay Area, due largely to the same kind of sentiment vilifying introduced species as the “Natural Areas … Continue reading

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Action Alert TODAY: Comments Due on the East Bay Tree-Felling Plan

The deadline for comments on the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the East Bay Tree-felling plan is TODAY.¬† From the FEMA website: Submitting Comments on the Draft EIS Written comments must be submitted or postmarked by midnight on June … Continue reading

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Most People Oppose the East Bay Tree-felling Plan

We’ve received some reports about the last public hearing (on May 18th at 10 a.m.) on the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) of the East Bay plan to fell up to 500,000 trees – 86,000 in Berkeley and Oakland, and … Continue reading

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