Conservation groups welcome the federal government’s announcement that it intends to introduce an emergency protection order for Canada’s endangered Greater sage-grouse, but they also caution that the devil will be in the details.
Environmental groups — Wilderness Committee, ForestEthics Solutions and Ecojustice — are seeking a court order stating that the province has violated its own laws to protect these forests from extinction. The case is expected to be heard this year.
Shared by TheWCNews on Mar 1, 2012 The Wilderness Committee’s Gwen Barlee is interviewed about logging that has started in a Wildlife Habitat Area located near Chilliwack Lake and that had been set aside by the BC government for the protection of Canada’s endangered spotted owl.
Public comment essential on multinational corporation’s bid to mine peat in Hecla Provincial Park.