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GVAT Potlucks

We are pleased to invite Sierra Club BC members to a pre-film gathering on October 10 at the West Coast Grill (Prestige Oceanfront) from 5-6:30 in Sooke.

The forest action taker's guide

If you know what’s happening to Vancouver Island's ancient old-growth rainforests and you want to do more than send a letter, this blog is for you.

On Clayoquot Sound anniversary, Sierra Club BC map shows more than 30 per cent of Vancouver Island’s remaining old-growth rainforest destroyed since protests

While many of BC’s trees are going up in flames, the most resilient provincial forests that are less prone to fire – intact old-growth rainforests – continue to be clearcut in most parts of the province. On the twenty-fifth anniversary of the historic Clayoquot Sound mass arrest, a new Sierra Club BC map and data show more than thirty per cent of Vancouver Island’s remaining productive old-growth rainforest in 1993 was destroyed in just the last twenty-five years.

Victoria Ecotourism Outfitter and Environmental Advocates Invite Trudeaus to Bear Witness to Orcas’ Wake

On July 24 marine biologists observed a member of the endangered Salish Sea orcas, known as J35 or Tahlequah, swimming around carrying her dead newborn calf on her back. In an effort to hold Trudeau accountable as a decision maker, Friends of Clayoquot Sound reached out to the South Island ecotourism operator, Ocean Ecoventures, to invite the Trudeaus on a reality tour to bear witness to the orcas’ mournful wake.

Sierra Club BC: International scientists' letter a wake-up call for protection of British Columbia’s endangered temperate rainforests

Sierra Club BC said today that the BC government should listen to the 221 international scientists who released a letter to the province regarding the management of BC's forests. The letter highlights the need for urgent and immediate action to protect the globally unique ecological values of BC’s remaining primary and intact coastal and inland temperate rainforest. 

What the heck is Sierra Club BC doing in Northern Alberta!?

Stunning and unprecedented footage has just been released from Wood Buffalo National Park, threatened by Site C and the tarsands. Peace Valley Campaigner Galen Armstrong was recently joined by journalist Judith Lavoie and photographer Louis Bockner on a 10-day journey to highlight the struggle to protect the globally significant Peace-Athabasca Delta.