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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.
Jan 14th, 2012
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...
Daniel J. Pierce
Jan 13th, 2012
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.
Jan 12th, 2012
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.
Jan 4th, 2012
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.
Dec 28th, 2011
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.
Dec 23rd, 2011