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List of workshops for the Cascadia Temporary Autonomous Zone (CasTAZ)

Information on activities to take place at the Cascadia Temporary Autonomous Zone (CasTAZ), a convergence of Forest Defenders from all across the Northwest that's happening this weekend, 8/1 and 8/2.
Cascadia Temporary Autonomous Zone (CasTAZ): August 1-2, 2009

You are cordially invited to join organizers of Cascadia Summer 2009 and the Elliott Free State for the creation of the Cascadia Temporary Autonomous Zone (CasTAZ) beginning August 1st and 2nd. We will be meeting in a majestic forest to discuss current threats to Cascadian forests, build affinity and learn and refine the skills needed to resist the liquidation of the forests. Opportunities to get involved in the festivities will abound!

Please come self-sufficient and ready for action. There will not be a communal kitchen. CasTAZ is structured for folks who have a strong interest in defending forests this summer and beyond.

CasTAZ Update
We are hoping that this weekend will bring forest defenders together to centralize ideas and campaign strategy. Please encourage everyone in your affinity group to join us.

Here is an outline of some of the workshops:

* Backwoods stealth and survival
* Current forest threats and potential solutions
* Climb/Rigging trainings
* Affinity group formation and communication
* Know Your Rights
* Memories of Elliott Free State
* Spectacle Creation
* Changing forest policy
* Canopy Cooking

Another great Cascadia Summer event this week is happening on Tuesday at 7pm. There is a wonderful workshop about campaign stragety and avoiding burnout. Activists from all walks can learn great things from this workshop.

Food prep help is still needed! Please contact us at  forestdefensenow@gmail.com if you are interested in canning and preserving food for the forest!

For more info check out  http://www.forestdefensenow.org!!!!!!

homepage: homepage: http://www.forestdefensenow.org/
address: address: Somewhere in Cascadia