Island Timberlands

Ancient Forest Alliance confirms vital old growth in threatened Cortes Island woods

Forest conservation experts say documenting old growth trees in BC island forests could help secure provincial support, in order to buy endangered land from logging company Island Timberlands.

Cortes Island residents submit petition to stop industrial logging of pristine B.C. forest: video

A group of advocates visited Island Timberlands CEO Darshan Sihota in Nanaimo on Thursday, delivering a petition bearing over 6,200 signatures to stop industrial logging on B.C.’s pristine...

Hand-delivered petition urges Island Timberlands to reconsider logging of pristine B.C. forest

Cortes forest advocates plan for more discussion with Island Timberlands over controversial logging of pristine B.C. forest, after delivering their 6200-signature petition.

Petition against logging pristine B.C. forest draws Margaret Atwood, Mia Farrow and 4700 signatures

VO climate blogger Carrie Saxifrage is making headlines in more ways than one, with a petition against Brookfield Asset Management's logging on Cortes Island.

Over 4000 Signatures on Petition to Save Cortes Forests

Like many of the private managed forest lands in BC, Cortes Island's mature second growth Douglas fir and old growth pockets are globally rare.

Logging of pristine BC island forest to begin in January by Brookfield Asset Management

Brookfield Asset Management owns Island Timberlands, which plans to start logging on Cortes Island this January, according to Wayne French, Operations Planner for IT.