Rebecca Gunn Hansen is a youth leader. Rebecca took part in Sierra Club BC’s Youth Environmental Leadership Program (YELP). For many years, YELP provided a space for powerful and transformative youth learning on environmental issues.
Standing at Clover Point and looking out into the Salish Sea, it’s hard to believe there are giants swimming just off in the distance: humpback whales.
The federal government’s approval of Enbridge’s Northern Gateway pipeline and tankers project has been overturned by the Federal Court of Appeal.
It has been a rough spring for the proponents of the Site C dam as the B.C. government desperately scrambles to find customers willing to pay double the market rate for Site C’s overpriced power.
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.
Wow! What a great school year! From Quesnel and Victoria to Surrey and Vernon, our Education Team delivered nature education at schools all across the province. Together, we are fostering healthier children and a healthier planet.
In our climate constrained world, we must be making every effort to move towards green, clean energy as rapidly as possible. Projects like Steelhead’s LNG project that take us in the wrong direction, are impossible to accept.
The relationship between bears, huckleberries and bees is both straightforward and simple. Bees pollinate flowers, flowers make berries, bears eat berries. Seems simple enough. But is it?
Through the summer, bright red berries hang like jewels from the shrub's delicate branches. The berries beckon to all who pass—feather or fur—and deliver a punch of sweet and sour flavour.
Did you know that well over 50 languages are spoken in B.C., including over 40 First Nations languages? With that much language diversity, one can guess that something as common as a huckleberry might go by many different names.
The Sierra Club BC local group on Quadra Island has received the 2016 May Day civic award. The award is presented each year to an individual or group who has demonstrated outstanding community service.
Indigenous and the local non-Aboriginal community gathered to learn about W̱SÁNEĆ and Salish Sea cultures, the environmental threats we face, and how we must work together to move forward.
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.