Our Columns

5 weeks 3 days ago

January/February 2017

Read Joe Foy's Wild Times column in the Watershed Sentinel, as he sifts through government records to reveal the dirty tricks that were used to grease the skids for BC mega-projects like the Site C dam.

13 weeks 3 days ago
 
November/December 2016
 
Read Joe Foy's Wild Times column in the Watershed Sentinel, as he looks at what it takes to make a city wild.
15 weeks 1 day ago

Vancouver Observer - November 3, 2016

By Peter McCartney - Wilderness Committee Climate Campaigner

There’s nothing more disrespectful than pretending to listen. 

18 weeks 3 days ago

By Eric Reder

Winnipeg Free Press, October 11, 2016

 

For 10 years, I’ve wandered through our northern forest, walking through clearcuts auditing the logging operations, or bushwhacking along rock ridges inspecting woodland caribou habitat. Logging is taking a lot out of these woods, and it’s clear this ecosystem can’t handle the impact.

22 weeks 1 day ago
 
September/October 2016
 
Read Joe Foy's Wild Times column in the Watershed Sentinel, as he hikes out to the wild edge of Vancouver and finds the future in Garibaldi Provincial Park.

24 weeks 1 day ago

September 2016

Read Joe Foy's opinion column in Common Ground Magazine about the factually shaky ground that the Site C dam is being built on.

31 weeks 1 day ago

July/August 2016

Read Joe Foy's Wild Times column in the Watershed Sentinel, as he explores the history of a peaceful valley on the edge of conflict and wonders what will it take to stop the Site C dam.

39 weeks 2 hours ago

By Eric Reder
Ricochet Media
May 19, 2016

Normally environmental research leads to information about the detrimental effects of a development. As an environmental advocate, I don’t make a grand discovery on every campaign, or even every year. But one Sunday in March, as I contemplated the hiking route for a new guided environmental tour, I realized such a discovery, on arguably thebiggest environmental campaign in Canada.

39 weeks 2 hours ago

By Peter McCartney
Vancouver Observer
May 11, 2016

Globally, it appears we’ve just been through a record hot April. It followed a record hot March. Which followed a record hot February, after a record hot January, and so on for the last year.

44 weeks 3 days ago

By Torrance Coste
Huffington Post
April 11, 2016

The Raven Coal Mine proposal is finally gone.