səl̓ilw̓ət (Sleilwaut) is the Hun’qumyi’num name for Burrard Inlet and Indian Arm. It’s the place from which the səlil̓ilw̓ətaʔɬ (Tsleil-Waututh) people derive their name. Tsleil-Waututh means “The People of the Inlet.” This marine area lies within the territory of the səlil̓ilw̓ətaʔɬ (Tsleil-Waututh), Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish) and xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam) peoples.
Only five of 155 landscape units on Vancouver Island and B.C.’s south coast are still covered primarily by “big-tree” old-growth. The Walbran is the only one of these that remains largely unprotected.
YELP graduate Olivia Cavanagh blogs about her car-free road trip down the Oregon and California coast with her best friend.
Over 500 people gathered on the steps of the Federal Court of…
On October 19, Canadians go to the polls. We want to make sure the environment—and in particular climate change—receives the attention it deserves from federal candidates.
Blind Spot: The Failure to Consider Climate Change in British Columbia’s Environmental Assessments recommends a set of urgently-needed policy changes to ensure proposed projects are assessed on the basis of a scientifically valid climate test.
As parents and children get ready for the return to school, our education team is preparing to launch the 18th year of Sierra Club BC environmental education programs.
On Aug 22, 2015, Sierra Club BC's Mark Worthing joined the Friends…
In B.C., there are at least 8 different species of gulls. Thayer's gull is one of them. Learn all about this local bird, how to identify it, and where to find it.
Environmental education has been returned to B.C’s education curriculum, thanks in large part to the efforts of Sierra Club BC and its supporters.
The Walbran Valley is one of the last remaining intact old growth red cedar forests on southern Vancouver Island. This ecologically diverse area contains impressive stands of coniferous trees that are thousands of years old.
On Saturday, Sierra Club BC's Ana Simeon paddled the Peace…
On Sunday, Aug 16, Galen, Gary, Larissa, Jens and some adventurous…