Listen as Dr. Aerin Jacob and Dr. Matt Mitchell share about first-of-its-kind research that maps Canada’s most important places for freshwater, carbon storage, and nature-based outdoor recreation, and how that fits into Canada’s conservation plans.
People rely on nature in many ways, including providing freshwater, clean air, a stable climate, flood prevention, and mental and physical wellbeing. As Canada works to protect 30% of land and water by 2030, we must ensure that biodiversity and benefits from nature are safeguarded.
The lack of regulations for private land logging has shifted the burden to communities, forcing British Columbians to pay the price for lax provincial rules. It’s time to put the pressure back on the provincial government.
Learn how BC’s forestry industry currently operates, and what we see as positive alternatives moving forward.
This was a year of unexpected challenges, and monumental victories. We love taking stock of where we’re at now through our annual report; it gives us a chance to reflect on where we’ve been, and where we’re headed.
Before the 1950s and 60s, the majority of the products we produced and consumed were built to last. Milk bottles made of glass were returned and sterilized for re-use, restaurants offered ceramic plates and stainless-steel cutlery and the plastic bag was yet to be invented. But since then, as technology progressed we have developed an … Continued
Government planned to log untouched old growth in Argonaut Creek, deep in the Inland Temperate Rainforest north of Revelstoke. But more than a thousand people spoke up and they cancelled most — but not all — of their logging plans.
Each February since 1998, the entire world comes together for the love of birds! This count is an inter-organizational effort between the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, the National Audubon Society, and Birds Canada.
We are thrilled to announce a new member of the Wildsight family. Please join with us as we welcome our brand new branch in Revelstoke, BC! Revelstoke is a special place, nestled in the wild beauty of the Inland Temperate Rainforest (ITR). The Selkirk and Monashee mountain ranges define the geography here, while at valley’s … Continued
Public pressure pushed BC to defer the sale of most of the logging blocks in Argonaut Creek, 100 kilometres northeast of Revelstoke in the Northern Selkirk mountains. But we’re not done yet. There’s still logging planned for three remaining cutblocks, or about 63 hectares of old growth forest.