Tag Archives: sustainable forestry

Three threats to Quadra Island wild salmon

On May 12th,  Eileen Sowerby from the Quadra Island Salmon Enhancement Society (QISES) gave the Strathcona Regional District Board a presentation about the three threats to Quadra Island’s wild salmon: salmon farms, logging and climate change

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Searching for solutions in the Kispiox Valley

By Matt Simmons, The Narwhal, Local Journalism Initiative reporter

Clear plastic bags hang from small spigots plugged into birch trunks in a  mixed stand of deciduous and coniferous trees on a hillside above the  Kispiox River in northwest B.C. Denzel Sutherland-Wilson and his  19-year-old niece, Hailey Wilson, pour the birch water collected  overnight from five trees into a 20-litre bucket, explaining they’ve  been doing this every day for a couple of weeks. 

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BC is getting failing grades in forestry, report says

National Observer, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

Premier John Horgan is getting failing grades when it comes to protecting B.C.’s old-growth forests, according to a report card issued by a coalition of environmental groups on Thursday.

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Campbell River Staggered protest against BC’s old growth logging practises

There was a staggered protest against BC’s old growth logging practises in front of MLA Michele Babchuk’s office, in Campbell River, yesterday. 

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Election 2020: Party leaders in Campbell River this weekend

The leaders of BC’s two largest political parties were in Campbell River over the week-end. 

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