Where Do We Stand
Back to the Future
I come not to praise Council nor to bury it
While people around the globe are trapped in stifling apartments, here we are free to roam six mountains of forests, a paradise that is home
August 6, 2020
Consultation About Our Six Mountains Forest Should Be Suspended
The path we have embarked on as a community was supposed to be collaborative; so far, it’s not.
July 13, 2020
The Unseen Forest Video
Clearcutting by North Cowichan municipality revealed
June 18, 2020
Council Directive Threatens Success of Forestry Public Engagement
North Cowichan Council's decision to split the forest review into two phases is threatening to derail a successful public engagement process.
June 17, 2020
A forest canopy is the best protection against the ecological plague of Scotch broom
Invasive plant is also a fire risk and allergy source
June 12, 2020
Consultation about the forest: We don’t take the math exam before we learn to add and subtract
The pivotal moment has come for each and every one of the hundreds of people who have been asking for an enlightened new way to caretake our Six Mountains Forest to take action.
May 15, 2020
What Is A Forest? How Does It Live? How Does It Die?
Just as our lives have been paused, so, too, there is a brief pause of logging of our Six Mountains to allow the community to decide the future of our 5,000 hectare forests.
April 15, 2020
Jens Wieting At The Secret Of The Six Mountains Assembly - Video
Presentation Topics: A stable climate needs a stable forest, carbon sequestration, respect natures limits and Canada's wealth of trees
March 12, 2020
Clearcutting not the answer for reducing urban wildfire risk, expert warns
A leading forest professional says clearcutting is the worst thing a community can do to reduce the risks of wildfires along an urban interface.
February 26, 2020
North Cowichan Current Logging Operations
The method of harvesting is clear-cutting with reserves. A clear-cut is an area of forestland where most of the standing trees are logged at the same time and a few trees remain post-harvest.
September 4, 2019
Call to action: Fill out the North Cowichan Vision & priorities Survey NOW! (Deadline September. 15)
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