Posted on November 19, 2013
by Jim Cooperman, Web Exclusive, November 2013
There was little time to revel in the sudden appearance of sunshine in October after over a week of low dense fog, because our skies quickly filled with smoke from countless logging slash piles. While forest practices have improved since the bad old
Posted on February 20, 2014
Forestwatch is a listserve with over 100 members that has been active in one form or another since the late 1990s. Typical postings include news items about BC forest issues, press releases and occasional local observations or viewpoints.
Posted on October 17, 2012
There's a lot going on in Nuu-chah-nulth territory.
by Maggie Paquet
The Nuu-chah- nulth have occupied the west coast of Vancouver Island for many thousands of years, where they have lived self-sufficiently according to the principle of Hishukistsawalk: everything is one.
Posted on October 15, 2012
Critics of the government's closed-door deal say MacBlo
should have been compensated in cash, not land.
The BC government has agreed to hand over thousands of hectares of Crown land to forest giant MacMillan Bloedel, in a precedent-setting deal that will exempt the land from environmental protection.