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Wild Earth - Activist Training Workshops June 15 - 18

Dozens of volunteers and trainers have answered the call for Wild Earth. The gathering kicks off Thursday June 15 and runs through Sunday June 18 at Newcastle Island Provincial Park, Nanaimo Harbour, in British Columbia. Here's some of the highlights.
Check the website at  http://wildearth.resist.ca to register and get regular updates.

Newcastle Island is a beautiful, car-free provincial park featuring miles and miles of hiking trails, beaches, old-growth forest, eagles, coastal black-tailed deer, rare albino raccoons and more. The park is operated by the Snuyneymuxw First Nation in its traditional territory. Vegetarian meals will be provided by the Wild Earth/Food Not Bombs kitchen crew and gourmet veg/non-veg meals are also available at the park concession. Wild Earth is held this year in conjunction with the BC Environmental Network spring gathering.

Highlights of the gathering:

Welcome by the Snuyneymuxw First Nation elders
Salmon/tempeh barbecue
Intro to Green Anarchy
Tree-climbing training
Non-violence training
Natural History Tour
Indigenous campaigns
Blockade strategies
Activist Security
Big Wild Roundup
Capture the Flag
. . . and more fun and games.

Cost: by donation, sliding scale ($25 suggested.)
Volunteers and trainers are still needed. Please email for more info: earth_first -at- resist.ca.

homepage: homepage: http://wildearth.resist.ca