Category: Temperate rainforest

Clayoquot salmon lice outbreak devastating

A massive outbreak of salmon lice in the Clayoquot Sound UNESCO Biosphere Reserve is threatening to wipe out this year’s salmon runs. Cermaq’s documentation on salmon lice for April show that the numbers of salmon

Clayoquot Science Panel

(Originally published in November/December 2016 issue of Watershed Sentinel) As I struggled to hoist myself up onto the monumental stump of an ancient red cedar, I wondered how it had come to this. Why, in

Temperate Rainforests of Clayoquot Sound

Ahousaht logging moratorium

On October 28, the ʔaahuusʔatḥ ḥawiiḥ (hereditary chiefs of Ahousaht) announced a moratorium on industrial scale logging in their ḥaaḥuułi (traditional territory), effective immediately. There are two main Tree Farm Licenses in the area, TFL

Still logging Clayoquot Sound

I never expected to end up in maximum security prison when I moved to Tofino in 1988. I had just finished my fourth season of tree planting—I knew what would happen to Clayoquot Sound’s rainforest

Clayoquot Lake—a world away

Clayoquot Sound is the crown jewel of Vancouver Island, a place that calls people, and keeps them coming back. It’s hard to imagine a more beautiful place, teeming with the power of wild nature. It

An action-packed year!

Dan Lewis is a founding director of Clayoquot Action. It has been a fantastic first year for Clayoquot Action! Quite a whirlwind of a year—from the start-up in spring right through to the Clayoquot Summer

Clayoquot Summer 20 Years After—Part 2

Radical U Was Clayoquot Summer worth all the effort? The Peace Camp in 1993 was a glimpse at an alternative to corporate control of our world—direct democracy. It was a radical university, empowering over ten

Clayoquot Summer: 20 years after

The roots of Clayoquot Summer Twenty-five years ago Tofino residents and Nuu-chah-nulth locals stood together in Sulphur Pass to prevent a road from being punched into the wildlands of northern Clayoquot Sound. The theme song

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Send an email to Environment Minister George Heyman to stop fish farms from dumping pesticides into Clayoquot Sound!