March 17, 2007

Naked Peeps Save Berkeley Trees From Development!

by Moss
I'm glad THE people have gathered 'round yonder to save the trees, as they should. Nude though...bark hurts. Article below.

Getting naked to save oak grove

Jim Herron Zamora, Chronicle Staff Writer

Saturday, March 17, 2007

There was some naked tree hugging in Berkeley on Saturday, even though it was cold out, and someone took lots of pictures.

Seventy-eight performance artists, models, protesters and their supporters stripped down for the camera in a grove of oak trees at UC Berkeley that could fall to make room for an athletic training center.

The au-naturel visitors joined a half-dozen activists who have lived in the trees since December to protest Cal's plan to raze the grove near Memorial Stadium.

Only five nudists actually climbed the trees. Everyone else found it more prudent to lie on the ground. To read the rest of the article click here.

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