The old-growth logging showdown

Judith Lavoie’s July article in The Narwhal appeared in the Times Colonist this weekend, exposing the utter failure of the BC government’s logging agency, BC Timber Sales, to appropriately and responsibly manage BC’s unique and endangered ancient forests. View the full article here!

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Canada’s $175 million investment in nature kicks off conservation projects in every province and territory

The Government of Canada has committed $175 million in spending for 67 conservation initiatives across the country. The Environment Minister also announced that the federal government will soon pledge funding to support Indigenous-led land-use planning and conservation in Clayoquot Sound – the largest intact area of old-growth forest on Vancouver Island.

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‘The start of a broader conservation’: 54 big trees are now protected, but old-growth continues to be a major part of logging on the coast

While 54 of BC’s biggest trees will soon receive protection, logging of endangered old-growth forests rages on. Read this Ha-Shilth-Sa article for more details!

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COLUMN: Can’t see the forest for the trees

Read Green Party MLA Adam Olsen’s opinion piece on the BC government’s recent move to protect 54 big trees on the BC Big Tree Registry.

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New Old Growth Protections More Symbolic than Symbiotic, Environmentalists Say

Read this article in The Tyee about the BC government’s recent announcement around the protection of 54 of BC’s biggest trees, featuring interviews with the AFA’s Andrea Inness, Forest Ecologist Andy McKinnon and Sierra Club BC’s Jens Wieting.

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NDP announces plan to protect old-growth trees

Watch this Global News piece featuring interviews with Endangered Ecosystems Alliance’s Ken Wu, the AFA’s Andrea Inness, and Sierra Club BC’s Jens Wieting about the BC government’s plan to protect 54 of BC’s biggest trees and develop an old-growth management strategy.

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B.C. announces protection for old-growth trees

Watch this CTV News clip about the BC government’s announcement that it will protect 54 old-growth trees on the BC Big Tree Registry and create a panel to make recommendations on old-growth management.

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Forests minister says 54 of the province’s largest trees will be protected

Check out this Times Colonist article with responses from Green Party MLA Adam Olsen and the AFA’s Andrea Inness to yesterday’s announcement by the BC government that it will protect 54 of BC’s biggest trees on the Big Tree Registry and create a panel to make recommendations on old-growth management.

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