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Grassroots action is very effective and can spread awareness to every community in Canada. The Wilderness Committee always works within the law and uses public awareness campaigns combined with rallies, public presentations, etc. to win campaigns. Be part of our successful campaigns: get involved!

Upcoming Events

Monday, April 27, 2015 - 7:00pm - 10:00pm
From Clayoquot to the Chilcotin and Beyond This exciting event will build awareness and understanding about tribal parks – an innovative and exciting model of First Nations-led land and resource management. In BC, tribal parks have been declared in regions like Clayoquot Sound and the Chilcotin Plateau, and aim to protect both ecological integrity and human well-being within a certain area. Hosted by Wilderness Committee, Tla-o-qui-aht Tribal Parks, ICCA Consortium and the Yunesit'in First Nation.

Campaign Actions

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    This guide is designed to help you make your garden a bee-friendly environment! It includes information about which flowers are best for bees, and some simple tips that you can use to help a bee in need.

    Like all living creatures, bees need the basics to survive: food, shelter and fresh water!

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    Remember the massive Mount Polley mine disaster that happened last August near the town of Likely, BC? The one that released more than 17 million cubic metres of water and contaminated slurry into nearby fish-bearing streams and lakes, and was dubbed the worst tailings pond breach in Canadian mining history?

    Well, less than a year after the tailings pond dam gave way and flooded the natural environment with tailings and wastewater, the mining company – Imperial Metals – is applying to the BC government to re-open the mine. 

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    The majority of British Columbians are opposed to increased tanker traffic in the Salish Sea. But right now, the province doesn't hold much weight when it comes to decisions on tar sands pipelines and oil tankers.

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    Only about a dozen spotted owls are left in the wild in southwest mainland BC (the only place they are found in Canada) because of extreme logging of their old-growth forest habitat.  Where once 500 pairs of owls thrived in these forests, now clearcuts, roads and power lines have tattered and fragmented the old forests to such an extent that the owls teeter on the brink of extinction in Canada.

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    As images of reindeer and snowy evergreens appear as part of our seasonal celebrations, it’s time to care for the reindeer cousins right here in Manitoba – the woodland caribou.