Take Action for Forests
Reports & Backgrounders
Old-Growth Forest Fact Sheet – May 2019
Hidden, Ignored and Growing: BC’s Forest Carbon Emissions – January 2019
BC Forest Carbon Meltdown – January 2014
Carbon at Risk: Old-growth and Carbon – February 2013
Stories and Media Releases
Sierra Club BC is proud to announce that we have been awarded one of the most prestigious international environmental awards for our work on the Great Bear Rainforest Agreements.
In the last 11 years Vancouver Island lost 100,000 hectares of old-growth rainforest. This high rate of logging will inevitably led to an ecological and economic collapse unless the B.C. government takes immediate action.
Sierra Club BC warns that high and increasing old-growth logging rates on Vancouver Island will lead to an ecological and economic collapse unless the B.C. government changes course.
The time has come to end logging of endangered old-growth forests on Vancouver Island. First Nations, communities, organizations, and citizens are calling for the protection of old-growth forests. Their voices are getting louder, more varied, and more numerous.
For five months Lemare Lake Logging Ltd. has kept its old-growth logging plans in one of the last intact rainforests on Northern Vancouver Island hidden from the public.
Karst researcher Charly Caproff returns to the Walbran Valley to explore the karst landscape. She finds ample evidence of karst in the region and concludes that B.C. must provide protection for this sensitive landscape.