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…

Rainforest Flying Squad Serves Third Party Notice to Province of British Columbia

For immediate release April 30, 2021 VANCOUVER – On the afternoon of April 30, 2021, the Rainforest Flying Squad (RFS) and others served the Province of British Columbia with a Third Party Notice. This Third Party Notice brings the…

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…

Dr. Diana Beresford-Kroeger – A Letter of Support

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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…
Elder Bill Jones

Why We Stand With Pacheedaht Elder Bill Jones

Why We Stand With Pacheedaht Elder Bill Jones A Statement from the Rainforest Flying Squad April 18, 2021 - For Immediate Release: This past week the Rainforest Flying Squad has been faced with a choice. As spokesperson Glenn Reid explains:…