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
On June 6, we’re delivering letters to MLAs and making some noise across the province to show there’s broad support for protecting old-growth forests.
Just as we cheered a temporary win in old-growth slated for the chopping block near the Juan de Fuca Trail, field assessments on the north island revealed fresh and shocking new destruction.
After reviewing provincial operation plans, Sierra Club BC fears that BC Timber Sales (BCTS) intends to log 5,400 hectares of intact ancient rainforest in the near future on Vancouver Island.
Please join Sierra Club BC, the Wilderness Committee and local Comox Valley activists for an evening of presentations on the climate crisis, the state of old-growth and second-growth forests on Vancouver Island and how these two relate to each other, followed by group discussions about how we can build a just and sustainable future in the Valley and across the Island!
We’ve discovered that another swath of rare old-growth rainforest is slated for imminent destruction on Vancouver Island, and this time the BC government’s own logging agency is to blame.
Amanda Lewis is a big-tree tracker. Since June 2018, she has been looking for the largest trees in BC—the Champion Trees—and recording these visits on her blog.