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Ancient Forests of Cortes Island #4: The Whaletown Commons

Artist and naturalist Oliver Kelhammer takes us into the proposed Whaletown Commons, where we discuss the potential use of 'Eminent Domain' in purchasing this land at fair value.

Ancient Forests of Cortes Island #3: The Delight Lake Watershed

Video: Biologist Sabina Leader Mense and woodworker Fred Savage take us into the Delight Lake Watershed, where we discuss the vital ecological services of the standing forest.

The Ancient Forests of Cortes Island #2: The Carrington Bay Children's Forest

Take a journey with some young Cortesians into the Children's Forest—a magical gateway to discussing land trusts, conservation covenants, and the need for a BC park acquisition fund.

The Ancient Forests of Cortes Island: The Basil Creek Watershed

First in a series exploring the threatened old growth forests of Cortes Island, BC.

Heartwood: Forest Guardians of Cortes Island

Heartwood is a new documentary by Vancouver-based filmmaker Daniel J. Pierce about the growing forestry movement on Cortes Island.

North Coast MLA worried sale of Ridley Terminals Inc. could mean more Canadian resources in foreign hands

Sale of Ridley Terminals Inc. could put more of BC's coast in the hands of foreign companies.

Potential consequences of civil disobedience on Cortes Island

The tents are down on Cortes Island - for now.

Cortes Island residents rejoice as Island Timberlands temporarily withdraws logging crew

Cortes Island forest activists and residents celebrated today as Island Timberlands (I.T.) withdrew crews and announced that they would not attempt to move forward with operations for at least a week...

Protesters block logging road access on Cortes Island

Cortes Islander goes to the ground to prevent Island Timberlands access.

Cortes Island citizens prepare for logging protests

Island Timberlands states it will start logging Cortes Island this week. Many residents, however, aren't planning to let it happen quietly.