Merve and Anne Wilkinson, who spent their lives managing forested areas sustainably on Vancouver Island, have both passed away — Merve recently and Anne a few years ago. Continue reading Video retrospective: Merve and Anne Wilkinson – Wildwood Forest
THE WHALE tells the true story of a young, wild killer whale – an orca – nicknamed Luna, who lost contact with his family on the coast of British Columbia and turned up alone in a narrow stretch of sea between mountains, a place called Nootka Sound. Continue reading Film: The Whale
The Nuu-chah-nulth Traditional Foods Toolkit—a six-booklet collection now available online. Continue reading Indigenous Foods Go Digital
Ducks Unlimited Canada (DUC) would like to acknowledge the Habitat Conservation Trust Foundation’s (HCTF) continuing investment in B.C.’s wildlife habitat, helping to kick start its wetland rebuild program this year. With $250,000 from the HCTF, DUC will restore six B.C. wetlands and complete preliminary work for eight high-priority conservation projects. Continue reading Wetlands get funding infusion from the HCTF
Vancouver – The Wilderness Committee strongly condemned Liberal leadership hopeful Christy Clark’s suggestion, reported in a recent Globe and Mail article, that Ottawa should be pressured to approve the so-called Prosperity Mine, located on the Chilcotin Plateau west of Williams Lake, BC. The proposed Taseko Mines Inc. operation would have turned Fish Lake into a tailings pond for mine waste.
Mary Lake sits in the midst of a treasured 107-acre parcel of land near Victoria, BC, that’s now under threat of development. The property is a critical habitat for numerous indigenous plant and animal species, many listed as endangered or threatened. Continue reading Save Mary Lake Campaign
Victoria – Three Vancouver Island MLA’s submitted over 2500 petitions today calling for the phase out of old-growth logging on … Continue reading British Columbians tell Government: Ancient Forests Forever