B.C. Greens call for halt on logging Island old-growth

Read this Times Colonist article about the BC Green Party’s call on the provincial government for a moratoria on logging in Vancouver Island’s old-growth “hotspots” ( intact ancient forests with the greatest conservation and recreational values).

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B.C. Greens call for immediate halt to old-growth logging on Vancouver Island

Check out this CTV article about the BC Greens’ call for moratoria on old-growth logging on Vancouver Island and a transition to a sustainable, second-growth economy.

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Sonia Furstenau: The Island’s old growth is under attack

Read Green Party MLA Sonia Furstenau’s op ed in the Times Colonist about the urgent need for the NDP government to protect BC’s endangered old-growth forests.

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B.C. Greens call for immediate moratorium on logging of VI old-growth, support sustainable second-growth industry

The BC Green Party has called on the on the provincial government to institute a moratoria on logging in Vancouver Island’s old-growth “hotspots”. Check out their media release here!

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Plan to log near Juan de Fuca park on hold again for consultation with nearby lodge

Check out this Times Colonist article about the BC government’s decision to postpone the timber sale of 109 hectares of old-growth forest next to Juan de Fuca Provincial Park.

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Port Renfrew chamber decries logging plan

Read this Times Colonist article about the Port Renfrew Chamber of Commerce calling for protection of the old-growth forests currently up for auction by BC Timber Sales next to Juan de Fuca Provincial Park.

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B.C. delays timber auction near Juan de Fuca park

Read this article in the Times Colonist about the BC government extending the closing date for the auction of 109 hectares of old-growth forest next to Juan de Fuca Provincial Park .

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‘They’re going to have a fight’: local businesses and activists promise to stand against old-growth logging near Juan de Fuca park

There is a call from conservationists tonight to halt plans to log an old-growth forest near Port Renfrew. The province says ecology and aesthetics are taken into consideration when crown-owned timber is auctioned off. But critics say the damage outweighs the benefits, Kori Sidaway reports. WATCH the CHEK News story here. These gentle giants have […]

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