UC Berkeley Protesters Just Getting Ass Naked And Hugging Trees All Weekend

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Kqed - An estimated 50 to 75 people took part in a protest Saturday at a eucalyptus grove on the UC Berkeley campus, many of them stripping naked in doing so, to make clear their opposition to a proposed FEMA-funded tree-clearing program in the East Bay hills.

The event was orchestrated by the Tree Spirit Project, whose mission is “to raise awareness of the critical role trees play in our lives, both globally and personally.” Jack Gescheidt, the West Marin resident who founded the project, does this partly by taking fine-art photographs of people, often naked, communing with trees and nature.

Bigggg weekend at Cal Berkeley. Huge weekend. You thought you were having an epic time, getting drunk, partying, taking the boat out, hitting the beach by day and the club by night, getting a savage tan and hooking up with a hard 8 on a dance floor. Didn’t have shit on Berkeley saving the eucalyptus trees. Seriously, having an opportunity to get naked and save trees from being cut down is like their Super Bowl. They LIVE for this shit.

Love the Berkeley campus just dropping all the pretense literally being tree huggers. Constant protests and sit-ins can get a little old, got to go back to your roots (so to speak) at some point.

Nevermind that Eucalyptus trees are a non-native, invasive species that are being cleared out to prevent deadly fires that ravage California and kill human beings.

The Federal Emergency Management Agency in March allocated $5.7 million to the California Office of Emergency Services to remove eucalyptus trees as part of fire hazard abatement in several parts of the hills — including Claremont Canyon and other areas near the scene of the devastating 1991 wildfire that killed 25 people and destroyed more than 3,000 homes.

The Claremont Canyon Conservancy supports complete eradication. Jon Kaufman, stewardship coordinator of the 500-strong group, said earlier this year: “The problem today is eucalyptuses crowd out native trees, leaving a dense eucalyptus forest with oaks and bays underneath, starved for sunlight.”

Reasons don’t matter, the tree hugging happens regardless.

Also, what’s this lady’s deal?

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Ever seen anyone less dedicated to their cause?

Get those old saggy tits out or GTFO of our protest.