On October 22, 2013 – ELF Received notice from BCTS that they have removed DK045 from their harvest plans and will not be pursuing this area. BCTS says….”You advanced some compelling arguments for preserving this stand of timber that we considered and concluded had reasonable merit…”
THANK YOU TO ALL THAT SUPPORTED US IN THE EFFORTS TO PROTECT THIS ANCIENT FOREST.Read Full Press Release here – THANK YOU
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Date: September 26, 2012
Roberts Creek, BC Canada
New Archaeological Sites Created to Protect Culturally Modified Trees in the Roberts Creek Headwaters Ancient Forest (BCTS: Cutblock DK045)
Date: September 12, 2012, Reconnaissance trip to Dakota Bowl (past the RCHAF, Cutblock DK045) and the cutblocks of BCTS TSL: A79517 finds major bridge and road construction on the road passing through the Roberts Creek Headwaters Ancient Forest. Fish were disturbed, found and trapped for this construction.
Note: Contrast these pictures with the before bridge construction pictures taken below on the forest tour with Nicholas Simons, MLA.
Date: August 7, 2012, Nicholas Simons, MLA, Powell River/ Sunshine Coast visits Roberts Creek, the RC Headwaters Ancient Forest and Wilson Creek Forest (see separate Campaign) and expresses his concerns for protecting and preserving both of these forest for their multiple qualities and long-term values for the community. See Pictures below (click to enlarge).