clack-creek-slider-size-2019-05-02_16-23-28Support the Expansion of the Mt Elphinstone Park - Save the Clack Creek Gallery Forest (A93884) This is a critical forest that that requires our immediate attention. It is part of the proposed expanded Mt. Elphinstone Park and provides critical connectivity between the existing 'island' parks #2 and #3. Only by preventing this logging do we get to keep an intact ecosystem in place. The province has agreed to undertake an Elphinstone Land Use Plan with the shíshálh Nation and the SCRD yet the Ministry of Forests says: “Resource management and use are expected to continue during modernized land use planning, including forest development …” ‘Forest development’ means LOGGING and specifically the Clack Creek Forest (A93884). The contentious forest blocks (one of which is the Clack Creek Forest) that triggered this Land Use Plan are the very ones that the province, through BC Timber Sales, are targeting for logging before planning has even begun! The SCRD supports protection of Clack Creek Gallery Forest (A93884), here’s why you should as well... Save the Clack Creek Gallery Forest

SAMPLE LETTER TO GOVERNMENT MINISTERS

Dear Minister Donaldson and Minister Heyman, We have an issue here on the lower Sunshine Coast that needs your immediate attention. The province has agreed to undertake an Elphinstone Land Use Plan with the shíshálh Nation and the SCRD. This could take years. In the meantime, the Ministry of Forests says: “Resource management and use […]

ELF 2018 End of Year Report

Dear ELF Supporters, It’s been a full and productive year for ELF. We’d like to share with you a summary of our efforts in this 2018 End of Year Report. In Alberta they live in what could be characterized as an Oil State where many believe what is good for that industry is good for […]

Stop the Fires in the Chapman Watershed

Letter to the SCRD Chapman Drinking Watershed slash burn (video clip)

Please note attached a video clip of the slash burn recorded Sept. 13th in the Chapman Drinking Watershed. Date: Thu, Oct 4, 2018 Subject: Chapman Drinking Watershed slash burn (video clip) + quotes from Yale Environment To: Janette Loveys <Janette.Loveys@scrd.ca>, <infrastructure@scrd.ca> Cc: Bruce Milne <milne@sechelt.ca>, Phil O’Connor <phil@mfcouncil.ca> Dear Ms. Loveys, Please note attached a […]

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Elphinstone Park Expansion Campaign Continues

Visit the campaign page here:  http://www.loggingfocus.org/campaigns/expand-elphinstone-park/status-update-elphinstone-park-expansion/  

ECOLOGICAL REPORT SUGGESTS PROTECTION FOR TWO KEY FORESTS

Ecological Report Suggests Protection of Two Key Forests: 1 – Ecological-Study-of-Two-Proposed-Cutblocks 2 – Ecological Reconnaissance of BCTS Blocks A93884 and A91376   View the Campaign page for full details and background on these forests: http://www.loggingfocus.org/campaigns/save-the-clack-creek-gallery-forest/

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 […]

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

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