BC’s “Chinook Of The Forest” To Perish Due to Lack of Provincial Protection

BC’s “Chinook Of The Forest” To Perish Due to Lack of Provincial Protection Government inaction on biodiversity dismantles our greatest existing assets   Lekwungen Territory (Victoria, BC), October 27, 2021: Despite its…

Man Missing for 12 Days at Fairy Creek

Man Missing for 12 Days at Fairy Creek Gerald Kearney has been missing for 12 days and friends are distressed. The retired lawyer, also known as Smiley, was last seen at Ridge Camp at the Fairy Creek blockades on Wednesday, October 13th. Kearney…

Pacheedaht Community Was Never Consulted on Forestry, Elder says

Pacheedaht Community Was Never Consulted on Forestry, Elder says Oct.21, 2021, Ada’itsx / Fairy Creek, Pacheedaht Territory: The NDP’s newly introduced legislation still does not protect biodiversity at immediate risk, or Indigenous rights…

BC Supreme Court Refuses Teal-Jones’ Application to Extend Injunction Based on Unlawful Behaviour of RCMP 

Ada’itsx (Fairy Creek, BC), September 28, 2021 – Marking a huge milestone in the fight to protect old-growth forests in BC, today the application to extend the injunction against the forest defenders in Fairy Creek was denied. Supreme Court…

More Carbon Stored in Fairy Creek Forest than in Amazon, says Renowned Scientist

Ada'itsx/Fairy Creek, Pacheedaht First Nations Territory, Vancouver Island:   During a talk in Victoria on Wednesday, Dr. Suzanne Simard said the forests in the Fairy Creek area store more carbon, per hectare per year, than is stored in…
L-R: Diana Mongeau, Lorna Crozier, Sylvia Olsen and John Kidder on a rainy Tuesday visit to Fairy Creek, near Port Renfrew. Photo credit: Tex McLeod

Award Winning Authors Visit Asa’itsx / Fairy Creek

Ada'itsx / Fairy Creek, Pacheedaht Territory: Award-winning authors Lorna Crozier and Sylvia Olsen visited Fairy Creek on Tuesday morning to offer their support, along with entrepreneur and BC Green Party co-founder John Kidder. “Everyone…
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Rainforest Flying Squad Responds to Police Union’s Media Release

The National Police Federation commissioned a survey and released a statement this week about public perception of Fairy Creek protestors. We note that the NPF survey itself shows that more than 75 percent  of respondents agreed that protest…

RCMP In Contempt Of Court, RFS Members Say

RCMP IN CONTEMPT OF COURT, RFS MEMBERS SAY   Victoria, BC: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Three members of Rainforest Flying Squad are heading to court regarding the RCMP’s continued use of exclusion zones. Rainforest Flying Squad members…

Scientists angry and appalled by lack of protection for endangered birds and biodiversity in Fairy Creek

Scientists angry and appalled by lack of protection for endangered birds and biodiversity in Fairy Creek region’s old-growth forests Many endangered species inhabit the remaining old-growth forests that lie within and just outside Fairy Creek,…
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Outrage Mounts Over Police Violence Towards Forest Protectors

Ada’itsx / Fairy Creek, Pacheedaht Territory:  A young man was flown by helicopter to hospital last Saturday after being injured by RCMP officers. He appeared to have a serious neck injury, after being first forced to the ground with great…