Take Action for Forests
Reports and 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
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.
The time is now to protect and restore Vancouver Island’s endangered rainforest! Pick up a copy of our “Vancouver Island’s Last Stand” newspaper and find out why now is the time for action.
On March 11, 2016 Sierra Club BC's biodiversity and forests campaigner Mark Worthing traveled with investigative journalist Ben Parfitt to Powell River to speak at Sierra Club Malaspina's event "Are Forests Forever?" Following the event, the wonderful Malaspina group sent some kind words to thank Mark and Ben for their contributions and dedication.
A new Google Earth file, developed by Sierra Club BC, shows old-growth coastal rainforest has reached a state of ecological emergency across vast parts of Vancouver Island and B.C.’s South Coast.