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Our friends Jeremy Parkin and Jordan Halliday from Which Side Podcast are using “Labor Day” to host the community at the first-ever Which Side Rendezvous, a camp-out at PR Springs.
A little about the best podcast in Utah: “Some episodes will make you angry as hell about an issue while others will make you embarrassed that you are listening. We will bring you guests [including many local Wasatch Front organizers but also Will Potter, author of Green Is the New Red and Lauren Regan, staff attorney at Civil Liberties Defense Center] that are living the life just like you. Yes very important topics and conversations happen on the show, just like they do around a table full of friends but with us it will never be boring and unlike some of your friends you can turn us off as needed.”
Come hang out, meet new people, play games, go to a workshop/panel discussion or just enjoy nature with awesome people.
To get more information or to get involved visit: WhichSidePodcast.com, slabc.wordpress.com or TarSandsResist.org/WhichSide
In the meantime, listen to Which Side Podcast or follow them on Twitter.
Join us for a unique opportunity to camp out in the scenic Book Cliffs of Eastern Utah with your family and friends and a group of people dedicated to climate justice.
Fun and informative activities will be planned throughout the weekend for adults and children of various ages.
STAR GAZING * HOW TO BUILD A FIRE * TAR SANDS 101 FOR KIDS * NATURE HIKES * WILDLIFE STUDY * BIRD WATCHING * YOGA * SONGS BY THE CAMPFIRE * STORYTELLING * CREATIVE ACTIVISM–FOR KIDS! *
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This is an ideal chance to explore this pristine area and learn more about how we might join together in saving it from being destroyed for tar sands strip mining.
If you would like to contribute to any of these activities–or plan your own–please comment on this event and we’ll get in touch with you.
The 4th Annual Global Earth Exchange is June 22, 2013. This is a way to acknowledge pain for a wounded place and to reconnect with the spirit of the place. The agenda is simple, but the experience is quite profound. More information on that can be found at http://radicaljoyforhardtimes.org/
The Fearless Summer Week of Solidarity actions against extreme energy is June 23-29. Learn more http://wearefearlesssummer.tumblr.com/
Are there bathrooms? Will my cell phone work? Answers to these questions and more can be found at http://www.tarsandsresist.org/camp
Utah Tar Sands Resistance, Peaceful Uprising and Deep Green Resistance Great Basin May 7 stormed the Unconventional Fuels Conference in Salt Lake City, piercing fossil fuel lies by speaking truth to power. The Conference was put on by the University of Utah’s Institute for Dirty and Dangerous Energy, otherwise known by it’s double-speak Orwellian name, the Institute for Clean and Secure Energy. The conference this year placed special focus on tar sands development.
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Update: this camp out has been CANCELLED for now–it may be rescheduled. Weather forecasts and other issues have prompted the cancellation. Sorry about that; we’re disappointed also!
Utah Tar Sands Resistance is joining members of Utah’s faith communities to bless the lands we love that are threatened by tar sands development.
Join us for the weekend of May 17-19 in Eastern Utah’s Book Cliffs, which are threatened to be clear cut and destroyed by tar sands developers.
In the tradition of Tibetan Buddhism, there will be a Ceremony of Compassion for the sake of the returning songbirds and to honor the sacredness of all life.
If you do not have transportation or camping equipment, we may be able to provide it for you. Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or RSVP on Facebook by clicking here.
For more information on camping conditions and what you need, go to: TarSandsResist.org/camp
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