Tag Archives: McLaughlin Ridge

Port Alberni & Island Timberlands

From Ramshackle Films

Port Alberni & Island Timberlands.

Since 2011, the Watershed Forest Alliance has been focused on protecting the last pockets of old growth on Island Timberlands’ private forestlands around Port Alberni, Vancouver Island. They are also pushing for an end to industrial logging in the community’s watershed, where the citizens of Port Alberni get their drinking water. But Island Timberlands has the legal right to log all of these contentious areas and the BC government has taken no interest putting forward any money to purchase these lands. The Watershed-Forest Alliance is calling on Island Timberlands to halt logging in these old-growth forests so that the funds can be raised to purchase these lands.
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The Passion Behind Ramshackle Films

Screen-shot-2014-03-18-at-3.43.47-PM1An interview with Vancouver film maker Daniel J. Pierce about the motivation behind his films ©2015 Roy L Hales.  Interview conducted by Roy L Hales. Topics include Pierce’s decision to make documentaries, his first film, BC forestry issues & vision for the future.The Passion Behind Ramshackle Films

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Rally To Save McLaughlin Ridge

Old-growth logging threatens water quality and endangered species

From the Wilderness Committee

PORT ALBERNI – Citizens from across the Alberni Valley and beyond rallied outside Port Alberni City Hall today, in response to ongoing clearcut logging in local old-growth forests by Island Timberlands Ltd.

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