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Press Release: Forum: Fire Risk Reduction and Tree Removal Plans for the East Bay Hills' Public Lands

From Dan Grassetti and Peter Gray Scott, Hills Conservation Network
Monday June 10, 2013 - 10:56:00 PM

The University of California, East Bay Regional Park District, and the City of Oakland want to remove more than 80,000 trees in the East Bay Hills. These public-sector entities also plan to deploy a 10-year program of herbicides. This attempt to reduce fire risk is to be funded by $5.9 million from FEMA. Come to a discussion of different visions for our hills. Ask questions and contribute your voice in advance of FEMA's June 17 deadline for public comment. 

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 12, 2013, 7:30 PM
The Hillside Club
2286 Cedar at Arch St.
Information: Helen Kozoriz Shoemaker (510) 336-0499