Hey folks, Some of you might be interested in attending this event. Larry Lynch birder6@xxxxxxxx --------- Forwarded message ---------- From: Ellen Shepard <ellenshepard@xxxxxxxxx> To: ellenshepard@xxxxxxxxx Date: Mon, 24 May 2004 06:43:32 -0700 (PDT) Subject: Washington & Jefferson in Richmond on May 25 for Forestry Event SPREAD THE WORD! THE PRESIDENTS ARE COMING! - Calling for Forest Protection In Virginia and Nationwide! George Washington and Thomas Jefferson will be in Richmond on Tuesday, May 25th, speaking at 7pm at the VCU Pace Center, 700 W. Franklin Ave. The Presidents have returned to speak about the problems they see talking place on the two Virginia National Forests named after them. Traveling with the Founding Fathers is 6.5 Ft. diameter Douglas Fir stump - nicknamed DOUG - from an ancient 420 year old tree recently logged from a western National Forest. In addition to Presidential speeches and a chance to "Hug the Doug", the evening presentation at the Pace Center will include music and a talk on Roadless Areas in Virginia. Virginia Forest Watch is sponsoring this event. For more information, call 434-249-7032. For images of the DOUG, visit www.ForestRoadshow.org DIRECTIONS TO: Virginia Commonwealth University - PACE CENTER 700 W. Franklin St., Richmond, VA 23220 From I-64/I-95, take the exit number 76B - US-1/BELVIDERE ST/US-301. Stay straight to go onto GILMER ST. Turn RIGHT onto W BROAD ST/US-250/US-33. Turn LEFT onto N LAUREL ST. Turn LEFT onto W FRANKLIN ST. End at 700 W Franklin St Richmond VA ===== Ellen Shepard Virginia Conservation Network 1001 East Broad Street, Suite LL35-C Richmond, VA 23219 804-644-0283 (Richmond) ellenshepard@xxxxxxxxx www.vcnva.org . You are subscribed to VA-Richmond-General. To unsubscribe, send email to va-richmond-general-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx with 'unsubscribe' in the Subject field. To adjust other settings (vacation, digest, etc.) please visit, //www.freelists.org/list/va-richmond-general.