Podcast: Caitlyn Vernon on the Great Bear Rainforest, the secret origin of Sierra Club BC & listening like an orca

The BC Sierra Club has been at the forefront of eco-activism for almost 50 years. Mark Leiren-Young talks to their campaigns director, Caitlyn Vernon, about protecting the whales, the oceans and her award-winning book about the Great Bear Rainforest.

A Healthy Dose of Green – December 15, 2014

Forests Ontario’s communications director Shelley McKay speaks about how tree planting across Ontario can reduce the long-term healthcare costs and improve well-being and productivity of Canadians.

Environmental Canvasser with the Ancient Forest Alliance

Work outside doing important fundraising work for the Ancient Forest Alliance, the primary organization in BC working to protect Ancient Old Growth forests! Meet like minded folks and help raise awareness about important environmental issues.

Summer at the Beaty

The Beaty Biodiversity Museum at UBC has a summer full of events planned for everyone of all ages. The summer season kicks off on May 22 with a festival celebrating the International Day of Biological Diversity with this year’s theme of forests.

World Environment Day in Toronto

The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) has named Toronto the host city for World Environment Day (WED) 2011 in North America.

Group of Companies Receive International Eco-certification in the Great Bear Rainforest

Forest Stewardship Council certification for nearly one million hectares of forest compliments the conservation plan in the Great Bear Rainforest; largest certification of its kind on BC’s coast. VANCOUVER (savethegreatbear.org) – Nearly one million hectares of temperate rainforest have been newly certified by the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) in BC’s Great Bear Rainforest. The certified…

CPAWS questions Ontario’s biofibre projects

January 21, 2009 – CPAWS Wildlands League expresses deep concerns regarding the province’s latest approach to biofibre projects. Recently the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources (OMNR) and Ontario Power Generation released a request for expressions of interest for biofibre project proposals. CPAWS Wildlands League, a provincial conservation group, says the approach is ill conceived and…

Two Countries, One Forest (2C1Forest)

2C1Forest is a major Canadian-U.S. collaborative of conservation organizations, researchers, foundations and conservation-minded individuals. Our international community is focused on protection, conservation and restoration of forests and natural heritage from New York to Nova Scotia, across the Northern Appalachian/Acadian ecoregion. Visit the web site: http://2c1forest.org/

Government axes Forest Renewal B.C.

Victoria – B.C. Forests Minister Mike de Jong says Forest Renewal B.C. will be replaced by a forest investment account, with most of the work done by private contractors. Original source from the CBC: http://vancouver.cbc.ca/editorServlets/View?filename=bc_frbc010124