We advocate for sustainably managed ecosystems including waters, forests and wetlands consistent with First Nations rights and title. 

Our Campaigns

Some small, freshly cut trees lie in a slightly snowy forest
Some small, freshly cut trees lie in a slightly snowy forest
Two-thirds of the land base now called BC – 60 million hectares – is covered in trees. Only about 22 million hectares of this vast forest was ever suitable for logging, and much of this has already been logged. These logged forests once harboured the biggest trees and the best wildlife habitat. Now, big stumps mark...
People stand outside a courthouse, holding signs that say "No mining in Clayoquot sound" and "No jobs on a dead planet"
People stand outside a courthouse, holding signs that say "No mining in Clayoquot sound" and "No jobs on a dead planet"
Our mining campaign aims to see a less risky, less damaging and more socially just mining industry in BC. Some areas of the province are simply too precious to risk building a mine. Clayoquot Sound is one such region, and there are more. The Wilderness Committee has tackled contentious mining issues since our...
A rushing river flows over rocks between forested mountains
A rushing river flows over rocks between forested mountains
Rainbow, Burnt Bridge, Chipmunk, Tzoonie, Volcano and Statlu are not just colourful names - they are some of the many wild creeks and rivers found throughout British Columbia. They are also just a few of the over 700 water bodies that have been staked by private power corporations since 2002. The rush to stake our...
A slow creek flows through a marshy area with forest in the background
A slow creek flows through a marshy area with forest in the background
Healthy freshwater is a provider, both for us and for nature. The plants that we rely on for food and shelter need clean water, animals need water, and freshwater fisheries are a sustaining part of Indigenous peoples. We need clean drinking water for ourselves and use water to keep our households and cities clean and sanitary. The land we live on and care for is filled with freshwater. It is our responsibility to care for it.
Trillium flowers on both sides of a leaf-strewn path, with woods in the background
Trillium flowers on both sides of a leaf-strewn path, with woods in the background
The province of Ontario has a multitude of laws and regulations developed over the decades to balance protections for wetlands, woodlands, wildlife and human health with urban, agricultural and industrial development. It was the first province to enact an Environmental Bill of Rights giving citizens the opportunity to...
The Peace river flowing below the grassy hills of the region on a sunny day
The Peace river flowing below the grassy hills of the region on a sunny day

Nestled in Treaty 8 First Nations’ territories (the northeast corner of British Columbia), the beautiful Peace River Valley is home to fertile agricultural lands and farms, old-growth boreal forests and is one of the most important wildlife corridors in the Yellowstone to Yukon migration corridor chain. But the...