Union of BC Municipalities supports changing the way logging is done on private land

The Union of BC Municipalities endorsed a motion at their September annual meeting in Whistler to regulate how logging is done on private land. UBCM and our local governments must now tell the BC Provincial Government to change the way logging is done on private lands to at least meet current public land forest land use standards. The motion that was endorsed was: Whereas many areas of rural BC…

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Old growth logging film comes to West Kootenays

Join your friends in Castlegar, Rossland & Nelson for fundraising film nights in support of the West Kootenay EcoSociety. A spellbinding account of environmentalism, obsession, and myth, Hadwin’s Judgement chronicles BC logging engineer and survivalist Grant Hadwin’s emotional crusade to alert us all to the egregious devastation wrought by clear-cutting on the world’s last…

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BC Forests and Timber Supply At Risk

BC Timber Supply

A special committee has been formed to decide what to do about the loss of future timber supply cause by the government's mismanagement of the pine beetle epidemic. Essentially, the government has waited to implement replanting plans in the millions of hectares affected by mountain pine beetle. As a result, regrowth has been delayed, and there are concerns that timber supply from these areas…

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