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DOUGLAS SCHOLES

Walk no.1 – Day 2: August 15, 2010
Walk no. 1 – Day 1: August 14, 2010

SITE: Hwy 112 (rue Principale and rue Denison Est) within the Granby city limits, a distance of 13.6 kms. (See map)

ACTIONS: During the walk, Douglas Scholes picked up garbage and debris from the side of the road and replace them with replicas of garbage made from beeswax. Examples of the replicas include plastic water bottles, chip bags, disposable coffee/drink cups, etc.  The natural beeswax poses no environmental hazards. These symbolic actions remain nearly invisible.  Photo, video and text documentation are available on this site as well as the web site of the 3e Impérial


START: 10:30 am at the intersections of rue Principale and chemin St-Antoine.

FINISH: 6:00 pm at the east end Granby city limits.

THE WEATHER:  Lightly overcast – Day time high of 26°C – Relative humidity of (approx.) 43% – Light winds from the south-west.

EQUIPMENT / MATERIALS: Wagon; Cast beeswax replicas to replace garbage; Green garbage bags; Blue recycling bags; Map of Granby; Gloves & hat

TOTAL DISTANCE (Day 2): 5.6 kms

TOTAL NUMBER OF BEESWAX REPLICAS DEPOSITED: over 140 (there were many replicas that were not recorded when deposited)

TOTAL NUMBER OF GREEN GARBAGE BAGS FILLED: 6

TOTAL NUMBER OF BLUE BAGS (RECEYCLING) FILLED: 4


photo: Patrick Beaulieu


photo: Patrick Beaulieu


photo: Patrick Beaulieu



Renaissance I, 1986, by René L’Heureux (above)


Vision Commune, 1999, by Roger Lapalme (above)


Bust & plaque commemorating Horace Boivin, Mayoral visionary of Granby (above)


Untitled, 1979, by Marcelle Ferron. Stained-glass in the Roger-Paré building (above)


photo: Patrick Beaulieu


photo: Patrick Beaulieu


photo: Patrick Beaulieu


photo: Patrick Beaulieu


photo: Patrick Beaulieu

Walk no. 1 Day 1– August 14, 2010

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