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Action Required – Chanterelle & Mt. E. Park update and action

Dear ELF Supporter, The campaign to protect the Chanterelle Forest (SCCF Blk EW28) is not proceeding towards protection based on the scientific evidence we have brought forward. Our local MLA, Nicholas Simons met with Minister of Environment (George Heyman) and Minister of Forests (Doug Donaldson) last Thursday in Victoria, and the outcome was not favorable. […]

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Wilson Creek Watershed Letter to Decision-Makers

Wilson Creek Watershed Letter to Decision-Makers Letter to Decision-Makers regarding the Wilson Creek Watershed Logging Controversy, including: District of Sechelt, Community Forest Board, Sunshine Coast Forest District, and Sechelt Indian Band. In the Coast Reporter’s Nov. 3rd editorial, ‘Paths of Rational Resistance’ its author Mr. Gleeson was referring to news that the Sunshine Coast Community […]

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Elphinstone Elk Report 2017 Published

The SCCF Wilson Creek Watershed Elphinstone Elk Report 2017 has now been published.  This study authored by Wayne McCrory (RPBio) examines forests on the lower Sunshine Coast that contain low-high Roosevelt Elk habitat for sheltering from winter conditions. To view the report click the link below. 2017 – Research Reports The report points out that at […]

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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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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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