The Oar Board® Rower – Loved on Vancouver Island

Oar Board® Rower and inflatable SUP, Whitehall Rowing and Sail

I recently had the opportunity to demonstrate the Oar Board® Rower in Victoria at the Oak Bay Marina. I was totally amazed and excited to see how easily people were taking to […]

Yes, Row-Camping is a Thing!

Row Camping, Whitehall-Rowing and Sail, Tango 17 boat

Having worked for Whitehall for over a year and half now, the time had come (and I finally found the time) for my partner and I to take a boat out for an extended cruise, complete […]

Jurassic Grove of Old-Growth Trees revealed on Vancouver Island

One of several monumental western red cedars located in Jurassic Grove, on southern Vancouver Island, British Columbia.

Several monumental Western Red Cedars are located in Jurassic Grove

The Ancient Forest Alliance has located an impressive grove of unprotected, monumental old-growth trees growing only a 90-minute drive west of Victoria, […]

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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 […]

Doing the Boardwalk at Avatar Grove in Port Renfrew BC

Doing the Boardwalk at Avatar Grove in Port Renfrew, Vancouver Island, British Columbia

The Ancient Forest Alliance on Vancouver Island is building a boardwalk at the Avatar Grove near Port Renfrew in British Columbia. Significant progress was made in the Lower Avatar […]

Drones used in BC Old-Growth Forest Conservation

Central Walbran Valley Logging Conflict Escalates

A logging permit for the first of eight proposed cutblocks in the Central Walbran Valley was issued in September by the government of British Columbia to logging company Teal-Jones. The Central Walbran Valley, near Port Renfrew, is Canada’s most spectacular old-growth forest, and one of […]