rsz_1unnamedHelp Protect 'The Twist and Shout Forest'
A key section of the the Mt. Elphinstone Provincial Park expansion zone is under threat to clearcut logging.  BC Timber Sales Blk A87125 threatens to log an intact, multi-story forest between two existing former cutblocks, thus adding to fragmentation across this fragile landscape. The forest type is recorded as Blue-Listed on the Provincial Endangered Species (Flora) List, and yet does not obtain any special considerations for protection.  Take a walk along the ELF trail that meanders through this older forest, and you'll feel like you're in Stanley Park as you walk under the towering Douglas-Fir trees. Please, 'Take Action' today by contacting the BCTS decision-makers found on the campaign page. This forest is on traditional Skwxwu7mesh (Squamish) lands. (Photo Credit -  Thanks to Shel Neufeld)

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Critical Gathering Date Set To Protect Elphinstone Park Expansion Area

Critical Gathering Date Set To Protect Elphinstone Park Expansion Area – Sunday Aug. 28, 1pm

Dear Supporters, UPDATE: The campaign to save our future Elphinstone Park has come to head in the Twist and Shout forest area thats been slated for logging. On Tuesday, August 16th, Peninsula Logging Ltd. accompanied by BC Timber Sales, showed up at the Forest Protection Camp and attempted to break through our 3 month old [...]

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Help save Mount Elphinstone’s endangered forests and write your letter today!

WRITE TODAY: SAVE MOUNT ELPHINSTONE’S ENDANGERED FORESTS! Please cancel logging plans for BC Timber Sales Block A87125.  Over half the trees in the area of forest known as BC Timber Sales Block A87125 are Douglas firs, with a mix of western hemlock and red cedar. The logging plans would leave a few of the biggest [...]

Sierra Club Statement on BCTS A87125 (Elphinstone)

STATEMENT: COMPROMISED BC TIMBER SALES CUTBLOCK BIDDING THREATENS ELPHINSTONE PARK EXPANSION INITIATIVE Sierra Club BC is asking BC Timber Sales to hold off auctioning cutblock A87125 in the highly fragmented landscape near Elphinstone Provincial Park. A recent Sierra Club BC analysis of remaining intact forests shows this area among those with the highest levels of [...]

ELF Delegation to the SCRD Board – May 26, 2016

DELEGATION TO SUNSHINE COAST REGIONAL DISTRICT BOARD Thursday, May 26, 2016 From: Ross Muirhead, Elphinstone Logging Focus (ELF) Re: AJB/Surespan Private Lands in the Chapman Creek Drinking Watershed Thank you for your time today. As you know, ELF maintained a 24/7 roadblock for almost 3 months this past winter preventing AJB/Surespan from further logging in the [...]

Twist and Shout Forest Walk – 2016-05-10_17-35-52

Forest Walk – Sunday, May 15th at 10:30AM — ALERT: Key Elphinstone Forest – Twist & Shout – Scheduled to be Logged

ALERT: MIDDLE OF MT. ELPHINSTONE PARK EXPANSION AREA SLATED FOR LOGGING Elphinstone Logging Focus was informed by BC Timber Sales (BCTS) that ‘The Twist & Shout Forest’ (Block A87125) is now up for sale (to be logged) in a critical central area of the 2100 Ha Mt. Elphinstone Provincial Park expansion area. The park expansion [...]

Guided tour of ‘The Chanterelle Forest’ – Saturday, May 7th, 2016

Join ELF on an guided tour of ‘The Chanterelle Forest’ and discover the secrets of this amazing forest zone. This Saturday (May 7th) @ 10:30AM. Meet in the SCRD parking lot up Field Rd. 3 hr round trip. For more information on this campaign go to: http://www.loggingfocus.org/campaigns/protect-the-chanterelle-forest