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Dear friends of trees, Photographer Jack Gescheidt here with more big news from The Berkeley Memorial Oak Grove. Yesterday you received an email from me reporting that UC Berkeley had moved dozens of personnel (UC police and tree workers) into the Berkeley Memorial Oak Grove to again forcibly remove tree sitters and their structures and …

THE SHORT STORY: TreeSpirit photographer Jack Gescheidt here.  With sadness I relay news of today’s events from the Memorial Oak Grove in Berkeley, site of two of my TreeSpirit Project photos.  At 6AM today, Tuesday, June 17, the university (UC Berkeley) sent in over 40 police officers and hired arborists to remove structures and cut …

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