Voices From the Ancestral Forest Frontlines Aug.9

Voices from the Ancestral Forest Frontlines Where: Provincial Legislature, Victoria, B.C on Lekwungen territory with gratitude for the blessing of living and working for a healed world on this beautiful land. When: August 9th, 2021, 3…

Could lichens and bats help bring real protection to Fairy Creek?

Could cute lichens and little brown bats help bring real protection to Fairy Creek? Fairy Creek is home to a number of species at risk, and should be protected, say several scientists. At-risk species sighted in recent months include a variety…

Logging Continues Despite Extremely Flammable Conditions

BUGABOO CREEK, VANCOUVER ISLAND, July 16, 2021   Despite tinder-dry conditions and high to extreme fire-danger ratings throughout Vancouver Island, logging continues in the Bugaboo region near Greater Fairy Creek.   Satellite imagery…

Teal Jones Proposal Could Cause BC Taxpayers to Bear the Burden of Forest Defenders’ Prosecutions

TEAL JONES PROPOSAL COULD CAUSE BC TAXPAYERS TO  BEAR THE BURDEN OF FOREST DEFENDERS’ PROSECUTIONS   July 8, 2021, Duncan, B.C. – Teal Jones this week asked the court to invite the BC Attorney General (AG) to take on the ongoing…
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RFS News Advisory – Court proceedings Tuesday, July 6

June 5, 2021, Victoria BC   On Tuesday, July 6, 2021, Teal Jones will be making application to the court to the BC Attorney General to,   “assume conduct, on an ongoing basis, of contempt proceedings against all individuals who…

Elder Bill Jones’ Response To The Pacheedaht First Nation Request Of June 28, 2021

Thank you, Chief Jeff Jones, for your request asking the Rainforest Flying Squad to vacate the area during fire season.  We share your concerns during this time of extreme temperatures and the prolonged drought.  We want to ensure both…
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Lack of Action in Wake of Panel Appointments Endangers Old Growth Forests

June 25, 2021: If decisions to protect old growth forests aren’t made until 2023, will there be anything left to protect? That is the question Rainforest Flying Squad (RFS) is asking, following the province’s announcement that an Old…
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Despite Deferral Old Growth Logging Continues

June 21, 2021: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Logging Continues in Ada’itsx / Greater Fairy Creek Rainforest and Other Old-Growth Areas   Despite public expectations that ancient forests have been saved, old-growth logging continues in the…

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…