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49 weeks 18 hours 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.

1 year 4 days 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.

1 year 2 weeks 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.

1 year 9 weeks 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.

1 year 17 weeks 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.

1 year 17 weeks 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.

1 year 22 weeks ago

By Torrance Coste
Huffington Post
April 11, 2016

The Raven Coal Mine proposal is finally gone.

1 year 27 weeks ago

March/April 2016

Read Joe Foy's Wild Times column in the Watershed Sentinel, as he examines the wilderness roots of BC Sasquatch stories.

1 year 28 weeks ago

By Peter McCartney
The Georgia Straight
March 4, 2016

I’ve had a lot of inspiring moments around Howe Sound: taking in stunning mountain views from the top of the Stawamus Chief or dipping my feet in Browning Lake after a long hike. But my experience this past weekend blew them all away.

1 year 35 weeks ago
January/February 2016
 
Read Joe Foy's Wild Times column in the Watershed Sentinel, as he writes about how people's interest in human monuments and Nature's monuments are all about our facination with time.