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Paul Stamets Pens Support of Old Growth Protection

Paul Stamets • PHONE: (360) 426-9292 • FAX: (360) 427-5861 • BC Old Growth Forests Need Protection To Whom It May Concern, May 23, 2021 Re: Fairy Creek, and the last remnants of old growth forests in BC Having spent decades studying the role of mushroom mycelium in habitat health, it is clear to me […]

Tzeporah Berman to join RFS blockades

Tzeporah Berman, director of the environmental organization Stand.earth, says she is taking some time to join one of Rainforest Flying Squad’s blockades. “There are moments in history when our government fails us. When we are called to stand up. This is one of those moments,” she said. “I can’t believe that almost 30 years after […]

Anti-Indigenous Violence at Walbran Camp by Industry Workers

May 5, 2021 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Anti-Indigenous Violence at Walbran Camp by Industry Workers An Indigenous youth was physically assaulted by forestry workers yesterday at the Walbran watch camp. The watch camp is part of the Rainforest Flying Squad’s nonviolent direct action to protect old-growth forests near Port Renfrew, which includes Fairy Creek. This camp […]

Rainforest Flying Squad Serves Notice to Appeal Injunction

For immediate release April 29, 2021 VANCOUVER – The Rainforest Flying Squad and others (RFS) filed a Notice to Appeal in the BC Court of Appeal on April 28, 2021. This legal challenge requests a court hearing to argue that the April 1, 2021 decision by Justice Verhoeven be set aside. For the past nine […]

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Dr. Diana Beresford-Kroeger – A Letter of Support

The Rainforest Flying Squad is honoured to receive this Letter of Support from the world-renowned Dr. Diana Beresford-Kroeger. Dr. Beresford-Kroeger knows only too well the medicines and the wisdom locked in our ancient forests, should we care to listen and learn. In her childhood years, she was taught ancient Celtic traditions and Brehon Law. She […]

Media Release Statement by Bill Jones

Media Release Statement: April 13, 2021 Statement by Bill Jones from an Interview with Kati George-Jim   “Currently and historically there hasn’t been any respect for our land, for the Pacheedaht and for all of our Indigenous lands and forests.” – Bill Jones Speaking from the coastal experience, colonial political actors and systems have been […]

Call-Out For Rolling Solidarity Actions

Thank you all,  for all your support in the struggle to protect the endangered ancient temperate rainforests from the daily tragedy of continued industrial destruction.  The Rainforest Flying Squad- Last Stand for the Ancient Forests is now an 8 month direct action campaign with active blockades on Pacheedaht and Dididaht territory, that started in August, […]

Injunctions Have Been Served on Ancient Forest Protectors

Yesterday was the day that the corporate dudes in big shiny trucks showed up with some serious game face at the Rainforest Flying Squad protection camps to alas issue the infamous injunction so they can get on with the logging of the very last stands of ancient forest on Pacheedaht and Dididaht territory, where they […]