Campaign Victories – Key Forest Areas Protected

Elphinstone Logging Focus Society (ELF) is pleased to announce the following Campaign Victories to Protect Key Forest and Habitat on the Sunshine Coast. ELF wishes to extend its heartfelt thanks to ALL members of the community that helped in these ‘Key Forest and Habitat Protection Efforts’.

Campaign: Protect Roberts Creek Headwaters Ancient Forest

At October 22, 2013 – SUCCESS THIS FOREST HAS BEEN PROTECTED – THANK YOU

ELF Press Release RC Headwaters Ancient Forest Protected

See campaign page: http://www.loggingfocus.org/campaigns/protect-roberts-creek-headwaters-ancient-forest/

Campaign: Protect the McNeill Lake Drinking Watershed

Success: At May 2013 – Through the efforts of ELF and others; the community, SCRD and SIB were made aware of this potential logging in the watershed. Site tours took place. BCTS has since revised its cutting plans. For full details see extensive press in the Coast Reporter and thelocal weekly.

See campaign page:

Campaign: Protect the Dakota Ridge Ancient Forest 

Area: Dakota Ridge Ancient Forest (TSL:A84612), Cutblocks WC045, WC022
Location: These two cutlocks are each approximately 17Ha in size and are located on either side of the Rec Area access road, below the Dakota Ridge Recreation Area- an approximate 25 minute drive from Wilson Creek along Field Road and up the forest service road.
Protection: OGMA (Old Growth Management Area) Status Granted by the Minister of Forests
Date: February/March 2012
Details: Please see Campaigns Won and the Individual Campaign Tabs in this section of the website for a full description and details of the campaign, pictures and Status Report or Click Here.

Special Note: Still remaining to be protected is the third cutblock within this TSL (Timber Sales Licence), Cutblock DK045 (‘The Roberts Creek Headwaters Old Growth Ancient Forest’), this Cutblock is an approximate 30 minute drive up the B&K Rd from the highway turnoff near Roberts Creek. Click here To View Full details on this Campaign.

Campaign: Help Save the Heart of the Park

Area: Heart of the Park (BCTSS G0-42C16Y) cutblock has been set aside as an OGMA
Location:
Protection: OGMA (Old Growth Management Area) Status Granted by the Minister of Forests
Date: February/March 2012

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THANK YOU TO ALL FOR YOUR CONTINUED SUPPORT



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

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