Group Title: Olasee Davis articles
Title: Trees to be sacrificed for UVI dormitories
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Title: Trees to be sacrificed for UVI dormitories
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Language: English
Creator: Davis, Olasee
Publication Date: August 4, 1995
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Source Institution: University of the Virgin Islands
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Trees to be sacrificed for UVI dormitories


Tie world's itpiecalno maia The ie of tres comes up,
Ihe oldest ad mtl complex bio- however, because oe f the
efeal ecMylm a ea I- mlhopy em that tplmd tek
vlBde umeouals prd uth moltdhtms m t he o ikll will be ct
dlmbereploeMetlak rod l gowo to build mir domelorlee.
Ial mteaislt. Bie tsy n tbeng Manyrada p tlua y a wnder
doutoyad u m an a arulg m. It i aiS why yuoe lwoulde nt down
etleuid thnt t the wt r lo Rl0og ay r e an w 1hi hiimrOil
oreanlhnwol hit of the ain bll0 Cemi sia eni.
St forest will been lat To tho pbli, italake more
byM me to bui the donitoriel a
Some people might ask, So open flt lnd, of w ach the St.
wht? Cronx Cmmb uts M3 tcres. Be
Peple m ~titteii te dkteroit- ito Utdimmv of 1ihe Vin Wdom
Jone. But deforeltatlon affects has ie.own otleal powermtile
everwyoe, emes these ho do alt withbth m ralsyyem.
am saouta etIL n d b t ood All deapu nt headt a the t.
you know. If thoa e wh do m ar m Cret nTUl s wsr ll mfd rial ib
about sh enviramin t could lie in the Iilidln of dte daioitaieLs. u
a world by limsolvu* a H in Ithe wt h petmd, o my ude ad
Virgio I leds, suvint tres( hu i 1,s h t aome deporti=t heatd
beomrn abigis le, did ot play their lio effcively
Yoe now an purchase a T-s4irt ad ui t e blstie of sees became
from the SL Croix Environmental controversial. It lis plan was done
Asslo tion store in the 0Gllows fijht, ite deputat t heads would
Bay belppi ass saying, expectt have realized the trees were an
Your Eldin: Protect car Trwes, IlwM.
mnfiemnis sen rofl t mablgay As it i, In an Iiult o
run dau we cmu down on Qus higlhee lasting dtht should a en
Mary lighwy arl e m oar i ago, stinpXie fe tlitlinutal dnvei]
Sinee Dr. D villa Kea betsom mnt ivomlved in wolnovTmey of
hde dird pnmidlt of the Untive y alin down ioo
of Ire Veir itSnd, we haw, ban The St Crix camp hs upeope,
hearing about building dormto sta who banre oupeis tre
on the SI Croix cpapua. As a oet. conservation. Bat they were not
tet of fact. pronimse of dolories used to heir fallen because of isn
on the St. Crlx campus go back and schism among department
yea KeIn he p Ipt hi weed ad heeds. A psnoOn huer bout the
around will bThaokln lthis whole hille tlnd to -m ad sold.


Ithe arhidreuaol des of build-
lrei ets. tn tl1 h il x ll te t es

rQ om were plated to cnrol o-
dmoet as wel ado beauty to it
drisewey. This type f erdinml
landsoepe deilgn con be feutd
d Viegor itbeth .1ne.

I troaed to ev e ad tsid, "I raedertehad o twor r oawm l
nsfdoani llytecolrolled byb ow Lirea plyak o oma lo i
thre who hve w e power simply laying ot bld en Even
bacase they were givens Lta our emeteurwe w pe plaa with
toshely." t nm. These bloteral structure
la not alftld. beems the web hilt by stfit building tode
strogls o prase the enlemitnet ecrdtngr to thl t enviomnenttl
Is t piyical m b i ilil t enIDS, fle jalteUole an St.
onIklb Ihela itlbGodofudioena Crmlx' sWomps I was l of plm.
rwosep rboimelpotlea aion, but II lo was used in lth
In Ra l e, yo M of 80 as e wluh o puPo-
Sare tfrafd to sdl p for what pe paid thoir bills duil t t n-
webellelioa. lI suarcmae acory opMetio
DU doaDihlethlc f Virn The St. Croix campus
Isldds, laplt was a plot o greathouse is a good example of


how the encm a Et.sale the
tndiion o olfceIl lIda insls.
Bt thee sIle ot tIt dolomdio rwe
chosen for tay MtSons, from
omitting dlobd ludefr to cam.
pls seewlty. For over Iree
removed. Ie university p]m to
plal two This tihom the onl l-
ire tftot iN imin thremunpat'
Many elI iouw erIntlg rSold

eviran g be.an
loy eites fsdiey bll e o. Poe
tdenu from other Curiobbee
Isladm. tditring tudeals a to St.
Caeir camps wlD mBte Ihe car.
deailuimnedlMscstaudalratn e.
in spie of eer d ole c la o
ipthe lA .C.1 campu Igrew ol
the 2sLeamtay.
OW bDa*d, Ao iholdr ame-
tr listnor doe In rasge noas-
agestnt atd faRcresy ecol, lr a
St. Croix eal tor. activist and
writer.




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