Participants in the STOP GE Trees Action Camp smashed through Arborgen’s wall of secrets in this sketch, which took place at Arborgen’s front door in Ridgeville, SC on Sept. 28.

Later, Campaign to STOP GE Trees activists were arrested while trying to deliver a message to Arborgen officials.

In January of 2015, it was revealed that the USDA had made the unprecedented decision to give GE tree company ArborGen the green light to pursue commercial development of genetically engineered loblolly pine trees with no government oversight, no environmental or social risk assessments and no ability for the public to give input or obtain information–including neighboring landowners.

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