Campus dean outlines plans to develop Gill Tract

UC Berkeley leadership has transferred administrative authority to develop UC-owned research land in Albany to the campus College of Natural Resources, the college’s dean announced at an Albany City Council meeting Sept. 18. By gaining the authority to oversee the agricultural support services and growing grounds on the Gill Tract
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Lost opportunity

CAMPUS ISSUES: The Albany City Council rightfully approved its plan for the Gill Tract, as Occupy the Farm protesters remained uncooperative.

Twelve weeks after Occupy the Farm embarked on an arduous pursuit of local farming, the shine of the once promising movement has withered away like the leaves of a weary crop. We are in favor of the council’s decision and frustrated by the uncooperative approach of the protesters.
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