BC Government Announcement One Small Step to End Old Growth Logging in BC

BC Government Announcement One Small Step to End Old Growth Logging in BC FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 9, 2021 Despite today’s announcement by the Province of British Columbia, deferring logging in key areas in Fairy Creek and the Central…

Open letter to Premier John Horgan with consent of Pacheedaht elder Bill Jones.

Dear John, These have been ten long months on the ancient forest blockades, a vast and growing community of the deeply concerned doing whatever is peacefully possible, from love and with great self-sacrifice, to draw the era of industrial…

Potent Medicines Lost with Ancient Forests, Say Two Prominent Scientists.

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As we lose more and more of our last ancient forests, we also lose unimaginable medical potential, say two renowned scientists. Old-growth forests are treasure chests of biological compounds. It can take 5,000 years to create the rich, complex…

Paul Stamets Pens Support of Old Growth Protection

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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…
Tzeporah Berman

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…

RCMP Begin Arrests at Caycuse Camp

May 18, 2021 Caycuse Blockade, Ditidaht Territory: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: RCMP entered the Rainforest Flying Squad’s Caycuse camp this morning. Four forest defenders were arrested so far. At least two had locked themselves to a gate, which…

RCMP Set Up Exclusion Zone at Caycuse

A monumental cedar within an approved cut block in the Caycuse Valley. Credit: Will O’Connell  May 17, 2021   RCMP set up exclusion zone at Caycuse today FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: RCMP set up a checkpoint this morning at Caycuse…

Open Letter to the RCMP From Rainforest Flying Squad

Dear RCMP: First, thank you for letting us know you will give us 6 hours advance notice before moving in to enforce the injunction orders. This is much appreciated. We would like to assure you that we are a movement committed to peaceful…

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…