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Connecting the dots between clearcut logging and BC’s megafloods

Vancouver based filmmaker Daniel J Pierce just released a film that attempts to connect the dots between clearcut logging and the megafloods wreaking havoc in BC’s Interior. 

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The Klahoose First Nation & Origins of Cortes Community Forest

Originally published on Heartwood, Field Notes

In October 2013, it was announced that the Klahoose First Nation and the Cortes Community Forest Co-op had been jointly awarded a community forest tenure on Cortes Island, which will constitute the majority of crown lands on Cortes.

Their plan is to net out of the equation sensitive ecosystems, riparian zones, areas with very thin soils, and groves of old growth—and do selective, ecosystem-based forestry on what remains of the land base.

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