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Wednesday, June 18, 2008 – “Muffin,” short for “Dumpster Muffin,”—her tree sitter nickname hiding her identity from police—is alternately sitting and standing in a plywood box measuring about 2 feet by 4 feet with sides about 3 feet tall.  The box is bolted to the top a 10-foot tall 4 by 4 inch post.  And the …

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 …