Research – Wilson Creek Forest (EW002)

Update October 26, 2012 – New data on the Wilson Creek Watershed from the Community Watershed Assessment Report (CWAP) – August 2012

  • 86% of the watershed has been logged.
  • Only 4% of the original old-growth (250 yrs + ) remains.
  • Only 10% of older forests (120-140 yrs) remain – that being Age Class 7.
  • If EW002 (the Wilson Creek Forest) is allowed to be logged then the percentage of Age Class 7 will drop.
To read the full ‘Wilson Creek Watershed Assessment’ report, go to the Sunshine Coast Community Forest web site, and look for the report:

The Following details provide in depth research and analysis by Elphinstone Logging Focus as it pertains to the proposed logging of this forest by Sunshine Coast Community Forest(SCCF):

The following is a critique by Elphinstone Logging Focus of statements quoted from the Sunshine Coast Community Forest ‘Operational Plan Guidelines’ (printed February, 2011).   Please note that after each quote, Elphinstone Logging Focus has provided a critique as it pertains to the Wilson Creek Forest (WCF).

SCCF Operations Plan and ELF critique (ver.2)

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