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.
This is exactly what we expected from the National Energy Board, an industry-captured regulator that never met a pipeline it didn’t like or environmental impact it couldn’t ignore.
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.
If you're concerned about the proposal to build a liquefied fracked…
Last week I had the amazing opportunity to travel to Sooke and teach students at both John Muir Elementary School and École Poirier Elementary School. I wanted to share some stories about my experience teaching these kids out in nature.
All the scientific evidence shows that building liquefied fracked gas plants—what the industry brands as “natural” gas—will spread a destructive web of pipelines, plants, fracking sites, compressor stations, and work camps across British Columbia.
An exhilarating, exhausting and deeply rewarding five days on the road...Ana Simeon reflects on the Site C roadshow.