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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Plans to clear-cut old-growth near Port Renfrew causes an environmental outcry

Check out this Sooke News Mirror article about the disappointing move by the BC government to auction off 109 hectares of old-growth forest adjacent to Juan de Fuca provincial Park on Vancouver Island.

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Eco-activists urge halt to logging plans near Juan de Fuca park

Check out this Times Colonist article about conservationists’ disappointment with the BC government’s plans to clearcut the ancient forests next to Juan de Fuca Provincial Park on Vancouver Island.

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Plan to allow logging of old growth forests draws criticism

Check out this Global News piece about conservationists’ disappointment with the BC NDP and their plans to auction off 1,300 hectares of old-growth on Vancouver Island, featuring Sierra Club BC’s Jens Wieting, and footage by AFA’s TJ Watt.

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Canada’s ‘most magnificent old-growth forest’ near Port Renfrew

View this CHEK News piece about one of Canada’s most magnificent old-growth forests, Mossome Grove, featuring Ken Wu of Endangered Ecosystems Alliance.

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Conservationists want protection on ‘Canada’s most magnificent’ old-growth forest

Read this Canadian Press article about the magnificent Mossome (short for ‘mossy’ and ‘awesome’) Grove featured in the Globe and Mail, National Post, and the Toronto Star.

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Mossome Grove: ‘One of the most beautiful’ forests on Earth

Read this Times Colonist article about the spectacular Mossome Grove, located near Port Renfrew in Pacheedaht territory on Vancouver Island. The 13-hectare grove (not six hectares, as stated in the article) of remarkable old-growth rainforest features near-record-sized Sitka spruce and bigleaf maple trees.

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