The WildeBeat

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The WildeBeat
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Sat, Jun 14, 2008

Women of Color 4-Day Backpack

Posted at 11:00 /blog/outings [link [Bookmark Link]]

Chelsea Griffie wrote to tell us about an outing she's leading for the Balanced Rock Foundation. Chelsea is the program director for Bay Area Wilderness Training. Chelsea appeared in our editions 91 and 92, Bay Area Wilderness Training, part 1 and part 2.

Chelsea writes:

Announcing our Women of Color backpacking trip from the evening of July 16 through July 20. If you are a woman of color, please join us! This trip is a super fun way to recharge your batteries.

Event: Women of Color Backpacking Trip
"The only one in the country!"
What: Camping Trip
Host: Chelsea Griffie / the Balanced Rock Foundation
When: Wednesday, July 16 at 6:00pm
Where: Yosemite National Park

Official information for this trip, as well as the registration form is on the Backpack Trips page of the Balanced Rock Foundation.

Wed, Oct 18, 2006

Article about Marijuana Raids

Posted at 22:45 /blog/outings [link [Bookmark Link]]

In our edition #19, Restoring a Park Gone to Pot, we spent a weekend at a former marijuana plantation in California's Big Basin State Park. We reported on the volunteer effort to restore the park after the law enforcement agency had removed the growers and their crops.

A local paper, the Silicon Valley Metro, published a detailed story about what went into the law enforcement raids, titled Dark Green.

Fri, Nov 25, 2005

Marijuana Plantation Pictures

Posted at 13:00 /blog/outings [link [Bookmark Link]]

In program 19 we reported on the clean-up of a former marijuana plantation in Big Basin State Park. The organization who provided the labor for that clean-up have posted some pictures:


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