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Cross-Regional Commemoration of LBAM Spray Anniversary
Date Saturday October 25
Time 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location Details
Berkeley BART Station, Shattuck Ave and Center St, Berkeley
Santa Cruz City Hall, 809 Center Street, Santa Cruz
Rafael Square, 1000 - 4th Street, San Rafael
Event Type Other
Organizer/Authorisisferal@yahoo.com
Please Join Us For a
Cross-Regional Commemoration of the LBAM Spray Anniversary
Saturday, October 25, 2008 6pm-8pm

* Berkeley BART Station, Shattuck Ave and Center Street, Berkeley
Co-sponsored by East Bay Pesticide Alert / Don't Spray California & The Environmental Health Network of California
With Music by Mokai, Maxina Ventura, and Andrea Pritchett (of Rebecca Riots)

* Santa Cruz City Hall, 809 Center Street, Santa Cruz
Sponsored by Stop the Spray

* Rafael Square, 1000 - 4th Street, San Rafael
Sponsored by Stop the Spray Marin

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Please Join Us to Commemorate: One Year After the Spray

September 9, 2008 marked the anniversary of the beginning of repeated spraying of pesticides over Monterey and Santa Cruz, as part of the Light Brown Apple Moth Eradication Program. The U.S. and California Departments of Agriculture want us to believe that the tiny, exotic LBAM is a threat to our food supply and ecology, even though it’s done no actual damage to crops nor forests, and there’s no evidence that it ever will. We are told their pesticides are safe and environmentally friendly, but hundreds of people have been injured already, and pets, and hundred of birds have died.

Please take a moment to remember those injured by this ongoing program, both by the aerial apray and other toxic methods, and by pesticides in general, and join us for a commemoration across regional boundaries, with music and sharing. Simultaneous gatherings are scheduled in Berkeley, Santa Cruz and San Rafael.

Please bring songs, stories, ideas to share, and candles,
but please leave scented products at home

Don’t believe the hype: the Light Brown Apple Moth is NOT a threat, but pesticides are a clear and present danger!
Get involved to stop this assault!

IT’S NOT SAFE – IT’S NOT EFFECTIVE – IT’S NOT NECESSARY!

For more information: http://www.DontSprayCalifornia.org/lbam.html

Details of the Berkeley Anniversary Commemoration (download flyer here: http://dontspraycalifornia.org/SprayAnniversary.pdf):
Added to the calendar on Sunday Oct 19th, 2008 5:33 AM
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