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Ian and Anna Rashkin, Grand Canyon (north rim)

Sarina Lambert
"In my opinion, there is nothing as cuddly as a juniper."

Michael Kirk
Pomona College
January 2012

From: Rosemary Crowe
Sent: Aug 30, 2005
Subject: Redwoods, Freshwater, CA

Het, buddy, here's a picture of ol' everlasting life, and Her Majesty, in Freshwater, CA from about a year ago!

Love, the RoseFairy

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From: James McEvoy, Australia
Sent: Aug 3, 2005
Subject: Me and my mates hugging trees

Here are some pictures of me (James) and my friends Bronte and Ryan. I can't wait to see them on your site. Keep up the good work mate.

From: Gwen Burke
Sent: Sunday, May 08, 2005
Subject: Tree Hugging Me

I went to your site and love the pictures.  I saw your address so I thought I'd send one of my favorite pictures of myself hugging my favorite tree.  Feel free to use it on your site. 


Here's a picture of me hugging 'Big Betty' which is amongst the top ten biggest Douglas fir trees on the planet. (33 ft. cbh) I discovered 'Big Betty' in the Walbran Valley on Vancouver Island BC, while supporting the 'Women in the Woods' 2003 blockade of the American Logging Giant, Weyerhaeuser. The tree is named after Betty Krawczyk, who spent 10 months in prison for her participation in that blockade. 'Big Betty' is situated in an area proposed for logging by Weyerhaeuser. We want Weyerhaeuser to just Fuck Off and die! They do what giant USA corporations do outside of their borders, -invade, occupy and massacre!

Cheers,  Ingmar Lee


Tu Bishvat - The tasting of the tree

Seattle, Feb. 8, 2004 - I went to a celebration for a Jewish holiday I had never heard of, Tu Bishvat. On the way over with daughter-in-law Laura and baby Anna, we read about it: There are four new years on the Jewish calendar. This is the new year for trees.

We joined a group at a community center at Sand Point for a little singing about trees, then met up with some people from Audubon Society who were supervising the introduction of native species in the park. We followed Alison and Emma (left) as they planted their tree. The Audubon lady told us what it was, but I forgot. Alison? Something to do with sea waves. Birds like it.

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Hello friend,

I saw your "treehuggers" site and thought that I would send you a pic. If you could post it, that would be great. I am a big time treelover/activist and I really like your site. great idea and great information!!

keep up the good work!! peace to you,

Jan 04

Calin Ciopilan

Send me your photos of people hugging trees and I'll put them up here for the world to see. Celebrate the trees!

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