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That was the era of the tree sits, when Julia Butterfly Hill got famous for spending 738 days living in a 1,000-year-old redwood named Luna.
Remember Julia "Butterfly" Hill, the environmentalist who lived in a 1500-year-old redwood tree for two years? Rosey Gerry, whose daily drive took him right by the ravaged roadside trees, looked downhill and saw a line of ancient oaks that lay right in ...

Remember Julia "Butterfly" Hill, the environmentalist who lived in a 1500-year-old redwood tree for two years? Rosey Gerry, whose daily drive took him right by the ravaged roadside trees, looked downhill and saw a line of ancient oaks that lay right in ...
A group of Reed College students getting ready for a night in the tree tops at one of Kovar's tree climbing classes in Oregon.
Center for Sacred sciences - "The Taoist and the Activist," a video featuring Bokara Legendre hosting a discussion with environmental activist Julia Butterfly Hill and Taoist teacher Benjamin Tong, will be shown from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday at 5440 ...
The diametric opposite of this might be someone like Julia "Butterfly" Hill, who spent 738 days living in a California Redwood tree in the late 1990s and is probably America's best-known "tree hugger.

Attendees can expect to be wowed by the spectacular visual performance of Transition Theater and inspired to action by prominent, globally-recognized environmental activists, including Julia Butterfly Hill and Oscar-nominated filmmaker, Josh Fox. ARISE ...
The diametric opposite of this might be someone like Julia "Butterfly" Hill, who spent 738 days living in a California Redwood tree in the late 1990s and is probably America's best-known "tree hugger.
Attendees can expect to be wowed by the spectacular visual performance of Transition Theater and inspired to action by prominent, globally-recognized environmental activists, including Julia Butterfly Hill and Oscar-nominated filmmaker, Josh Fox. ARISE ...
And though dozens of people participated in tree-sits at significant risk to their safety, one woman became synonymous with the tactic: the mediagenic Julia 'Butterfly' Hill, the subject of our fourth profile of California environmentalist women for ...
people like Martin Luther King Jr. in the past, and contemporaries like Julia Butterfly Hill, Tim DeChristopher and Somaly Mam, who helps girls out of slavery, or what Malala has done for girls' education.
Julia Butterfly Hill is best known for having lived in a 180-foot tall, roughly 1500 year old California Redwood tree for 738 days between Dec. 10, 1997 and Dec. 18, 1999.
ARISE features five stages of live music, Yoga, workshops, theme camps, an art gallery and installations, children's village, speakers, films and camping on 100 mountain valley acres.
Dardick said the program lineup in Grass Valley this year includes three venues showing films, plus two special events and a teen summit facilitated by Julia Butterfly Hill. "This represents a three-fold increase in film showings over last year's ...
As California activist Julia Butterfly Hill proved 16 years ago when she perched in an ancient redwood tree for 738 days to protect it from loggers, living in trees is certainly an effective way to save them.
In 1999, California environmental activist Julia "Butterfly" Hill, who spent two years perched on an ancient redwood to protest logging operations, climbed down after reaching an agreement with the lumber company.
As Buddhist practitioners we have, as Julia Butterfly Hill puts it, a "joyful responsibility" to do what we can to bring more consciousness into the world.

The cover of "Luna and Me" depicts Julia "Butterfly" Hill sitting in the ancient redwood tree named Luna during her two-year tree-sit to save the tree and the forest it grows in.
Julia Butterfly Hill fits that bill. She's the subject of "Luna and Me, The True Story of a Girl Who Lived in a Tree to Save a Forest," by Jenny Sue Kostecki-Shaw.
Julia Butterfly Hill, for example, garnered a lot of media attention when she climbed into a thousand-year-old giant redwood that the Pacific Lumber Company was about to cut down and vowed not to return to earth until the company agreed to spare the tree.
One particularly loud voice, and notable tree climber, must be Julia Butterfly Hill. In December 1997 she climbed to the top of a tall coastal redwood and stayed there for more than two years.
Julia Butterfly Hill lived in a redwood tree for more than two years. (Submitted photo). Commentary by Dr. Sally Brown Bassett.
Julia Butterfly Hill lived in a redwood tree for more than two years. (Submitted photo). Commentary by Dr. Sally Brown Bassett.
According to Goodall, chimps have distinct personalities and emotions and she insisted on naming them, instead of just numbering them.
Julia Butterfly Hill became popular after doing everything she can to save an old-growth redwood tree, nicknamed Luna. Her act saved the tree from being cut and raised awareness in protecting old-growth trees.
In 1997, Julia Butterfly Hill stormed onto the environmental activist scene in Northern California with her courageous 738-day protest living in an old-growth redwood tree, nicknamed Luna.
Francis Beinecke, president of the National Resources Defense Council (NRDC); Laurie David, founder of the Stop global warming Virtual March; and Julia Butterfly Hill, co-founder of What's Your Tree project are just a few examples of the millions of ...
No stilts are available, however, when platforms are constructed 200-feet high in a conifer, such as was built for Save the Redwoods protester Julia Butterfly Hill when she sat in a giant for 738 days from Dec. 10, 1997, to Dec. 18, 1999! That's over ...
The thing is, there are just as many definitions of what it means to care for the earth - from Ted Nugent and Kid Rock killing a cougar for sport to Julia Butterfly Hill living in a 1,500-year-old tree for two years to keep it from being cut down ...
Two veteran tree-occupiers - Julia Butterfly Hill (briefly seen in clips) and actress Daryl Hannah - are executive producer of this documentary.
Two veteran tree-occupiers - Julia Butterfly Hill (briefly seen in clips) and actress Daryl Hannah - are executive producer of this documentary.
As protests go, it wasn't exactly Julia Butterfly Hill atop an ancient redwood. In March, a 21-year-old man chained himself to the door of a rest stop next to a busy Illinois highway to try to stop its demolition.
He is currently working on a Broadway musical for Menzel revolving around Julia Butterfly Hill, the activist who sat in a redwood tree for 738 days back in the late 1990s.
1999 --- After living atop an ancient redwood in Humboldt County, CA, for two years, environmental activist Julia "Butterfly" Hill came down, ending her anti-logging protest. 2003 --- In Santa Maria, CA, Michael Jackson was charged with seven counts of ...


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