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ELF has found an example of one gnarly tree shown here in an undisclosed location in the Elphinstone Forest. It will not be part of the submissions. ROSS MUIRHEAD PHOTO

New Tree Photo Contest – Find the Coast’s Gnarliest Tree

Coast’s Gnarliest Tree Photo Contest The Local Weekly and Elphinstone Logging Focus (ELF) have partnered for an exciting photo contest.   With our unique hiking trails, you or your family have a chance to win by submitting your photo of the with a unique forest ecosystem with parts of the original forest still available to access. […]

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Chanterelle Forest Needs Protection – double page insert

Chanterlle Forest ad April 2017 To view the double page information brochure in published in the Coast Reporter (April 2017) click on the link above and for full details visit the campaign page by clicking this link below: http://www.loggingfocus.org/campaigns/protect-the-chanterelle-forest/

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Health Trail Map v2 published – new trailhead added

We are pleased to publish the latest version of the Sunshine Coast Community Health Trail Map v2 with a new trail head added. To access click on the attached pdf map link below: Elphinstone_Trail_map_Oct15_fnl Directions: Trailhead #1: drive up B & K Rd (past powerlines) and keep driving in a north-east direction past the first turn-off […]

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2016 – ELF – A year in review

Dear ELF Supporters, This past year was very busy for ELF on the local Sunshine Coast forest protection front. Below is a detailed summary of the year in review: • For 3 months (Feb – April) held off Surespan Ltd. from logging in the Chapman Drinking Watershed. We met them in Supreme Court of BC […]

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Reed Rd Forest Reserve – reconsidered for logging

Mr. Lorne Lewis Sunshine Coast Regional District (SCRD) Director Area E (Elphinstone)    Dear Mr. Lewis,   You are aware of the area (Lot 1313) on the slopes behind Gibsons, now referred to as ‘The Reed Rd Forest Reserve‘ and the history of it as a BC Timber Sales Blk 91376.   You participated on […]

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SCRD Residents Should Be Informed Drinking Watershed Hit Hard by Clearcut Logging

Letter to the Editor –  Coast Reporter SCRD residents should be informed that the Chapman Creek Drinking Watershed is currently getting hit hard by clearcut logging. Surespan of North Vancouver holds private lands in the watershed and once they completed the logging of a block in June 2016 (where a 3 month roadblock took place), […]

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