VANCOUVER – The Union of BC Municipalities (UBCM) has passed multiple resolutions calling for a delay on Site C dam construction pending more review and consultation on impacts, according to several elected officials who attended the UBCM’s 2015 convention.
Environmentalists document “Black Diamond Grove” in recently approved cutblock
VICTORIA – Environmental activists with the Wilderness Committee and Sierra Club BC have found a remarkable old-growth forest grove in the Central Walbran Valley, an area threatened by planned logging.
The Black Diamond Grove is located inside logging company Teal Jones’ cutblock 4424, which was approved for logging by the BC government on September 18th despite widespread public opposition.
Right now you have a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to help create a national park in the South Okanagan Similkameen – one of the most endangered ecosystems in all of Canada. This arid grassland region, renowned for its dark and starry skies, is home to one-third of BC’s endangered species and boasts pallid bats, rattlesnakes and burrowing owls.