The Fairy Creek blockade is far from over and there is still a number of people from the Discovery Islands among the thousands going there.Continue reading Fairy Creek Blockade is far from over
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At this point, Cortes Currents is aware of 14 Discovery Island residents who made the trek to Fairy Creek and there could easily be dozens more.Continue reading Discovery Islanders making the trek to Fairy Creek
By Melissa Renwick, Ha-Shilth-Sa, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter
Port Renfrew, BC – After over a decade of documenting B.C.’s last remaining old-growth ecosystems, TJ Watt said he hadn’t come across anything quite like the grove of red cedars hidden in the upper reaches of the Caycuse watershed, near Port Renfrew.
“It was truthfully one of the most stunning old-growth forests I’ve been in,” said the co-founder of the Ancient Forest Alliance. “The sheer volume of giant cedars was mind-blowing – every direction you looked was another 10 to 12-foot-wide ancient cedar that could be 800 years old, or older.”
When he returned later that year in 2020, only their stumps remained.Continue reading The Last stand: Fairy Creek