Press Releases

Wednesday, September 7, 2016 (All day)
The Wilderness Committee is urging the provincial government to reject a plan to drain Whitewater Lake
Wednesday, August 24, 2016 (All day)
The Wilderness Committee is calling on the provincial government to ensure Tolko properly decommissions all logging roads.
Friday, August 19, 2016 (All day)
VANCOUVER, BC – Wilderness Committee is exasperated that the provincial government has failed to fully implement the report of its own climate leadership team.
Thursday, July 28, 2016 (All day)
Wilderness Committee complains meetings poorly advertised and hard to get to
Friday, July 22, 2016 (All day)
Diverse coalition calls for end to raw log exports 
Wednesday, July 6, 2016 (All day)
TORONTO — Environmental groups are headed to court in a bid to protect pollinators from a harmful class of pesticides. Neonicotinoid pesticides have been linked to mass bee die-offs and declining pollinator populations. 
Thursday, June 30, 2016 (All day)
VANCOUVER – The number of full-time (FT) park rangers in BC has sunk to a low of just seven individuals who are expected to patrol 14 million hectares of protected areas. The number of full-time rangers slumped from 27 positions in 2001, to 12 FT rangers in 2009 to just seven FT park rangers in April 2016.
Monday, June 27, 2016 (All day)
CALGARY — For the second year in a row, endangered Sage-grouse populations in Alberta and Saskatchewan are on the rise. Good nesting conditions, and an emergency protection order are encouraging for the quirky bird’s population growth
Wednesday, June 22, 2016 (All day)
WINNIPEG  – The National Energy Board (NEB) has denied the Wilderness Committee intervenor status in its review of the proposed Energy East pipeline, eliminating the environmental group’s ability to analyze and respond to testimony in the review process.
Tuesday, June 21, 2016 (All day)
VICTORIA – The Wilderness Committee has captured photos of fresh old-growth logging from the south side of Walbran Valley. Last week, the Wilderness Committee’s Vancouver Island campaigner Torrance Coste and other staff traveled to the Walbran to photo-document several  areas that were clearcut logged over the winter by Teal Jones.
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