Category: forestry

“BC is just 4.5 million people sharing a planet with seven billion others…” aka How to justify LNG expansion in BC in the middle of a state of emergency

  “From flood to fire to flood and then again to fire,” he said. “And we have had two states of emergency. That’s unprecedented.” “That speaks to the changing environment we live in and the ravages of climate change.” ( Sounds good right?? But wait…just…

“And when trying to save something from destruction, I always ask, “Man, have you no soul?” ~ Rafe Mair

It’s just past 4 pm. Already the angle of the sun over the trees is so low that it shines into our backyard, brilliantly touching everything with a golden fiery glow. The gorgeous disarray of red and orange leaves dancing on the branches of…

BC Election 2017 wrap-up : Just Vote please. Just damn well vote.

With the election upon us tomorrow, I think it’s safe to say that when it comes to BC politics, I am still a hopeful cynic. Hopeful because I know change is possible,even if the BC Libs retain power tomorrow.  Cynical because despite that, I…

BC Election 2017: Promises, lies & integrity.Which will matter to BC Voters?

After a gorgeous weekend gardening with the Snowbirds and the CF-18 practicing overhead, the rain has returned and politics is once again on the agenda for both politicians and die-hard poli-watchers alike. While the official writ drop announcing the election just happened last week,…