June 18, 2015 11:00 AM
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No More Logging in Wilson Creek Watershed
April 13, 2015
Study Shows Wilson Watershed in Trouble
Elphinstone Logging Focus (ELF) has examined a 76 page report showing omissions in two studies that supported continued logging in the Wilson Creek Watershed (lower Sunshine Coast, BC). The report, released March 15, 2015, by the B.C. Tap Water Alliance (BCTWA) and authored by its Coordinator, Will Koop, entitled ‘Withholding Water Flow Science in the Wilson Watershed’, raises concerns on previous studies, funded by Sunshine Coast Community Forests, (SCCF) that looked at the capacity of this small watershed (2,207Ha) to withstand further clear-cut logging, without providing clear directions to forestry planners at SCCF, or its owners, District of Sechelt (DOS) on how to best manage the forest cover in the Wilson to ensure long-term viability of its downstream fish habitat…..