Tree-Hugger To Embrace Kane Hall

April 12, 2000

The women who rouses the hearts of environmentalists, strikes fear into the hearts of lumber companies, and gives the label "tree-hugger" new meaning will be speaking on campus tonight.

Julia Butterfly Hill, poet and activist, will be lecturing on life, love and spending two years in a redwood tree in Northern California's Humboldt County.

Endangered ‘animals' invade UW HUB lawn

October 31, 1997

Campus activists will raise awareness about endangered species today, with a little Halloween spirit.In conjunction with Halloween and the following All Saints Day, the Washington Public Interest Research Group (WashPIRG) declared today “All Species Day.” The political education and activism group is trying to increase awareness of endangered species and the loss of their habitats. Representatives from WashPIRG will be on the HUB lawn today collecting signatures, handing out fliers and dressing up like endangered animals.