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DOUGLAS SCHOLES

Walk no. 1 – August 12 – 19, 2010 (summer)
(This walk took two days to complete)

Walk no.1 Day 1 – Saturday, August 14th, 2010 (please scroll down this page)
Walk no.1 Day 2 – Sunday, August 15th, 2010

SITE: Hwy 112 (rue Principale and rue Denison Est) within the Granby city limits, a distance of 13.75 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

Walk no. 1 Day 1 – August 14th, 2010

START: 9:45 am at the intersections of rue Principale and chemin de la Grande-Ligne at the west end of Granby.

FINISH: 7:30 pm at the intersections of rue Saint-Antoine and rue Principale.

THE WEATHER:  Lightly overcast – Day time high of 27°C – Relative humidity of (approx.) 38% – 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 WALKED (Day 1): 8 kms

TOTAL NUMBER OF BEESWAX REPLICAS DEPOSITED: over 120 (there were many replicas that were not recorded when deposited)

TOTAL NUMBER OF GREEN GARBAGE BAGS FILLED: 8

TOTAL NUMBER OF BLUE GARBAGE BAGS FILLED: 4

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PLAY THE VIDEO AND LISTEN TO THE TRAFFIC SOUNDS
WHILE LOOKING AT THE IMAGES BELOW


photo: Yves Gendreau


photo: Yves Gendreau

wagon
Equipment/Materials (above)


photo: Yves Gendreau


photo: Yves Gendreau


photo: Yves Gendreau


photo: Yves Gendreau

photos: Yves Gendreau

photo: Yves Gendreau


photo: Yves Gendreau


Camping Tropicana


photo: Yves Gendreau


photo: Yves Gendreau


photo: Yves Gendreau


photo: Yves Gendreau


Caresse auto antirouille inc


Ressort d’autos Menard


Motel Granby


Robert Bernard Pneus & mécanique


photo: Yves Gendreau


photos: Yves Grendreau


Cantine Ben La Bedaine


Tim Hortons

Walk no. 1 Day 2 – August 15th, 2010

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