Episode 9: In this episode, we explore the Green New Deal movement for a just transition and what it could mean for you.
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.
We recently sent you a survey to hear how we can remain at the leading edge of environmental action in BC. Here are the major themes we heard from you.
In 2007, when a new edition of the Oxford Junior Dictionary—widely used in schools around the world—was published, it was missing around forty common words related to nature. Sierra Club BC's Amira Maddison reviews "The Lost Words," a book that highlights these missing markers of the natural world.
More than 1,300 hectares of old-growth clearcuts proposed across…
Legislation introduced today by the B.C. government confirms multi-billion dollar giveaways to foreign multinationals that make it impossible to meet meaningful climate targets, said Sierra Club BC today.
Learn how you can defend old-growth forests in a fun virtual info series!
Environmental organizations Ancient Forest Alliance, Sierra Club BC and the Wilderness Committee are calling on the B.C. government to stop issuing logging permits in B.C.’s last remaining intact old-growth forest “hotspots” and endangered old-growth ecosystems and to implement legislation to protect endangered ancient forests.
In the 1990s, our members were among the many voices calling for protection of the Sooke Hills. When the Province suggested it was considering a developing a roadway through this local treasure, we knew it was time to jump into action.
The outpouring in North Cowichan has been a reminder of community power and that a better future for BC's forests is entirely possible. Meanwhile, on the Sunshine Coast, some of Canada’s oldest living trees remain under immediate threat.