2017-10-26_22-03-15Save 'the Chanterelle Forest' (LOST January 2018)
‘The Chanterelle Forest’, in the already heavily logged Wilson Creek Watershed, is threatened with clear-cut logging by Sunshine Coast Community Forest (SCCF), Block EW028. SCCF is a logging company owned and operated by the Town of Sechelt. This low-elevation forest is currently surrounded by Falling Boundary Tape setting the stage for its destruction. Logging would wipe out another easily accessible mushroom harvesting site on the Sunshine Coast.  This natural forest system features Old-Growth Douglas-fir ‘vets’, elk and bear trails, wildlife trees, and ideal growing conditions for a variety of fungi and lichen, including Chanterelles, Pines and Coastal Reindeer lichen.  This forest supports mushroom pickers with a seasonal cash crop.  It lies within the traditional territory of the shishalh Nation, and portions of it within the proposed Mt. Elphinstone Prov. Park expansion area. 'Take Action' Today - Click Here

ELF Alert News: Community Forests Engagement Process (July 9 &10)

HAVE YOUR SAY ON THE COMMUNITY FOREST Dear ELF Supporters, After years of our attempts to have the Sunshine Coast Community Forest (SCCF) logging operation be more publicly accountable, the District of Sechelt, owner of SCCF, is holding 2 public meetings to discuss possible new directions in how our local forest is managed within its […]

What’s wrong with the Sunshine Coast Community Forest?

What’s wrong with the Sunshine Coast Community Forest? The following are some of the issues/concerns we have with the present operation of the Sunshine Coast Community Forest (SCCF): The SCCF continues to operate as a private logging company, simply selling raw logs, mainly to buyers off the coast including a significant portion exported overseas. Forest […]

A Community Forest for the Community

A Community Forest for the Community The focus of Concerned Citizens and Elphinstone Logging Focus (ELF) has been on protecting our drinking watersheds and the remaining natural and old growth forest. At the same time we are very much interested in the overall well being of our community. We feel that a Community Forest, if […]

Sample Letter to BCTS Opposing Blk A93884 ( Clack Creek Gallery Forest) Auction

Make a difference and state your opposition to the Clack Creek Gallery Forest Auction. Email the BCTS forester in charge today! Send to: Adam Hockin is Planning Forester. His email is bcts.powell.river@gov.bc.ca Sample letter: Dear Mr. Hockin, I’m a resident of the lower Sunshine Coast and support the expansion of the Mt. Elphinstone Provincial Park from 140ha […]

Press Release – AJB/SURESPAN CONTINUES LOGGING IN THE CHAPMAN DRINKING WATERSHED

AJB/SURESPAN CONTINUES LOGGING IN THE CHAPMAN DRINKING WATERSHED ELF Press Release Chapman Watershed Logging Continues April ’18 Click below for Background and Campaign Page:  http://www.loggingfocus.org/protect-the-chapman-creek-drinking-watershed/  

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The Day Road Forest is Threatened – AGAIN

Neighbourhoods of Roberts Creek are once again faced with the awful prospect of clear-cut logging adjacent to their properties. Residents living in the Locker, Grauman and Day Rd areas have been embattled with large swaths of forests emptied out of their trees by Island Timberlands (IT) based in Nanaimo. Now, it appears that IT is […]

Help Protect the Last of the Old Growth and Natural Mt. Elphinstone Forests!

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