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.Continue reading Connecting the dots between clearcut logging and BC’s megafloods
A $50 million a year business seeks increased logging restrictions in the Outer Discovery Islands.Continue reading Tourism Sector seeks increased logging restrictions in the Outer Discovery Islands
First Nations culture along B.C.’s West Coast is rooted in the majestic and monumental cedar tree.
But more than a century of industrial old-growth logging has mowed down these forest giants that can live for thousands of years, putting the shared spiritual and cultural well-being of First Nations at risk, Smith said.Continue reading Na̲nwak̲olas council strikes agreement to protect sacred cedars
Sweat sticks, clogged with dust. Mosquitoes whine madly. Muscles are knotted, feet burning, a 20-pound sack of tree seedlings rubs a hip with every trudging step, building on a nasty, season-long blister. It’s been nine hours on this mountainside, with every planted tree worth 17 cents.
Step. Dig. Plant. Step. Dig. Plant.
Finally back at the truck, a mask has to be put on a grimy face, and then it’s back with the same three people as yesterday. And the day before. And the 20 days before that. Tomorrow will see it all repeated.
This is tree-planting in the time of COVID-19.Read more
More than 4 million people have visited the Global Forest Watch website since it was launched in 2014. The interactive map uses satellite imagery to depict changes in the forest cover in red (loss) and blue (gains). (The green areas are forested.) Some of the The website uses recent satellite data. The map at the top of this page shows the changes in our area between 2001 and May 8, 2020, when Landsat 8 passed over.Continue reading What The Map At Global Forest Watch Reveals About Our Area