Wednesday, August 06, 2014

China Creek Watershed and McLaughlin Ridge: Rallying to Save What Remains of Island Timberlands Clear Cut Practices

Rally to save China Creek Watershed and McLaughlin Ridge

by Wilderness Committee

PORT ALBERNIIn response to extensive clearcut logging in local old-growth forests by Island Timberlands Ltd., citizens from across the Alberni Valley and beyond will hold a rally outside Port Alberni City Hall tomorrow, August 7th.

Alberni Valley residents, First Nations members and environmentalists are deeply concerned about the destruction of ancient forests on McLaughlin Ridge, and the subsequent impacts to drinking water and endangered species.

Thursday, August 7th, 2014
11 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Sidewalk in front of 
Port Alberni City Hall
4850 Argyle St.
Port Alberni, BC
(view map)

The rally is being organized by Citizens for a Local Economy, and is supported by organizations including the Wilderness Committee.

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Media Advisory - August 6, 2014

For more information, please contact:

Ellen Chambers, Citizens for a Local Economy

Torrance Coste, Vancouver Island Campaigner, Wilderness Committee

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