Northern Vancouver Island Tourism Operators Create Conservation Fund

Photo: Spirit of the West Adventures, British Columbia. www.kayakingtours.com

Tourism operators in the Vancouver Island North region who are members of the North Island Marine Mammal Stewardship Association (NIMMSA) recently decided to donate $1.00 per guest per day to an industry implemented conservation fund.

“This has been something that […]

By | January 9th, 2017|Conservation, North Island, Top Stories, Whale Watching|0 Comments

No answers to Questions on proposed Malahat LNG project

No answers to questions on proposed Malahat LNG project in Bamberton on the Saanich Inlet in Victoria, Vancouver Island, British Columbia.

Nigel Kuzemko, CEO of Steelhead LNG, writes that critics of his company’s proposed Malahat LNG project (“Malahat LNG plan includes extensive consultation,” comment, Feb. 27) are making […]

Open-net Salmon Farms ending in Norway but OK for BC?

Open-net Salmon Farms ending in Norway but OK for BC? Clayoquot Action Tofino creating awareness in Norway.

Norway’s salmon-farming industry is hitting a wall. Because salmon farming began earlier there than in British Columbia, I wanted to get a glimpse of where we might be headed […]

The Tolkien Giant of the Central Walbran Valley

The Tolkien Giant of the Central Walbran Valley, Vancouver Island, British Columbia

Conservationists Measure Near Record-Size Cedar in the Endangered Central Walbran Valley on Vancouver Island, British Columbia

Conservationists with the Ancient Forest Alliance have located and measured two huge western red cedar trees, one of which makes […]

Fracking up the Coast of British Columbia

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Join the Saanich Inlet Network on Wednesday, December 9, 2015, at the Shawnigan Lake Community Centre to discuss what Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) means to our neighbourhoods and the alternatives for Victoria’s Saanich Inlet and British Columbia.

Steelhead LNG is heavily promoting its proposed Malahat LNG project, whihc […]

By | December 7th, 2015|Conservation, Environment|0 Comments

Why Vancouver Island’s Walbran Valley Rainforest Matters

Why Vancouver Island's Walbran Valley rainforest matters: British Columbia, Canada. Worksite in the Walbran Valley, Torrance Coste, Sierra Club BC

A new Sierra Club map of B.C.’s southern coastal rainforest shows why the Walbran rainforest on Vancouver Island matters, and what we stand to lose for […]