. . . of water, weirs, forests and fish

Submitted by:

- Christine Gilbertson, MA Archaeology/Anthropology, BA Sociology, BS Mathematics
- Richard Painter, BSc Mechanical Engineering


Our forests are in dire shape.  This is particularly critical on Vancouver Island for our own livelihoods and also, because of our coastal location, for the survival and flourishing of the country’s interior forests.  This article attempts to shed some light as to why sustainable management of the Cowichan Valley and the Island’s forests are so critically important for the present and for future generations.