We are just days away from an exciting week of protests and educational events against genetically engineered trees and the 2013 Tree Biotechnology Conference.  Check out this list of events and come on out to stand up for native forests and say NO to GE trees:

Saturday May 25

Global March Against Monsanto

Join us as tens of thousands take to the streets around the world

to protest Monsanto.  2pm, Pack Square Park

Monday May 27

Convergence Center open 12-3pm @ Apothecary (39 S. Market St)

Teach-in on gentically engineered trees

Get educated on the threats of GE trees and get plugged in

to the week of resistance. Puppett, sign and banner making party!

@ Toy Boat Community Arts Center

(101 Fairview Road), 3-9pm

Tuesday May 28

Direct Action Training meet @ Apothecary 10am -2pm

Know Your Rights @ Apothecary 2pm

Puppets and Art Making for March @ Apothecary 12-4 pm

March and Mass Action Against the

2013  Tree Biotech Conference

Rally 4pm @ Pritchard Park, March @ 4:45pm

 

Wednesday May 29

Forest Ecology Hike

Learn about our native forests that are threatened

by GE trees. 10 am. Meeting location TBA

A Silent Forest Film Screening @ Apothecary 6-7pm

Solidarity Event: Tar Sands Blockade Talk @ Firestorm Cafe 4:30

Friday May 31

Goodbye and Good Riddance

Join us in giving the 2013 Tree Biotechnology

Conference a final farewell on their last night in Asheville

Meet @ the Apothecary 5pm

Tim
5/31/2013 12:55:56

There was no police brutality, I was on the bus and these people were lying on the road, which is very dangerous for them. There is no reason to shout abuse and give scientists the finger, we are all polite people and the majority of us work in conservation. Biotechnology is a very broad term, and out of 159 presentation only two mentioned GMOs, one of these was to bring back the American chestnut from the edge of extinction. Please be polite, id be more than happy to talk to people, so long as they are not threatening me!

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