clack-creek-slider-size-2019-05-02_16-23-28Support the Expansion of the Mt Elphinstone Park - Save the Clack Creek Gallery Forest (A93884) Status - Critical.  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

BC Timber Sales logging of Schmidt Creek old-growth imperils orca habitat

BC Timber Sales logging of Schmidt Creek old-growth imperils orca habitat

For Immediate Release – October 29, 2019 BC Timber Sales logging of Schmidt Creek old-growth imperils orca habitat On July 4, 2019, BC Timber Sales responded to an April 12th letter written by Victoria based environmental lawyer Mr. Matthew Nefstead, alleging that a timber sale approved in the Schmidt Creek Watershed on Vancouver Island, did […]

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Video – 1000 Hearts for Clack Creek Forest

Media Release – and Video – On Saturday October 19th, Sunshine Coast residents secured more than 1,000 felt hearts onto trees in the threatened Clack Creek Forest – the critical central zone of the proposed Mt. Elphinstone Provincial Park expansion. The expansion of this 140 ha fragmented park to a unified and ecologically robust 2,000 […]

BC Timber Sales Preparing Dakota Valley for Extensive Old-Growth Logging

Press Release – September 3, 2019 BC Timber Sales Preparing Dakota Valley for Extensive Old-Growth Logging The BC government, through its logging agency BC Timber Sales (BCTS), is reopening a logging road leading into the Dakota Valley (Sunshine Coast) for a major old-growth logging operation. The valley has had a moratorium in place to help […]

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 […]

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

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