Given the location of the fires in the park, upstream from our primary drinking water source areas, the SCCA reached out to government contacts to track the situation.
These aquifers supplement Sunshine Coast’s primary drinking water system. As climate … Read More “SCCA and ECA Respond to BCTS Mt. Elphinstone South Hydrology Study”
BC’s Chief Forester will soon decide an Annual Allowable Cut (AAC) for the Sunshine Coast Natural Resource District (SCNRD). The AAC determines how much logging can occur in the Timber Harvest Land Base (THLB) on the Sunshine Coast over the … Read More “Sunshine Coast Timber Supply Review – Old Paradigm. No Shift.”
Who would have imagined that 90% of Sunshine Coast residents would be subjected to Stage 4 water restrictions in December? What happened, and what can be done about it?
As most locals are aware, following a long dry … Read More “Stage 4 Water Restrictions Finally Lifted”
On Oct 31 the BC Watershed Security Coalition sent a letter calling for the creation of the Watershed Security Fund in Budget 2023 to all members of the Treasury Board and other strategic Ministers, including Premier David Eby ahead of … Read More “Call for the creation of the Watershed Security Fund in Budget 2023”
SCCA Executive Director Suzanne Senger and SCRD Vice-Chair Donna McMahon shared the Sunshine Coast’s water challenges on the national stage, with an article in the Globe and Mail.
The article details what the two saw when they hiked up … Read More “The Sunshine Coast’s Water Situation gets National Attention”
A bogus petition calling on the BC Minister of Environment to remove lands from the Tetrahedron Provincial Park and enable further development of Chapman Lake is circulating in our community. This request is an unfounded, misleading non-starter.
Diversification of drinking water sources, protection of source area ecosystems, and environmental flows are crucial for the long term sustainability of the local drinking water system.
The Sunshine Coast is experiencing drought. Again. Lawns are brown, farms are suffering, streams … Read More “Drought and Drinking Water”
BC PARKS OPEN HOUSE – THURSDAY MAY 24th
As part of BC Parks consultation process, they are hosting another Open House to get input from our community on either revoking the Tetrahedron Provincial Park’s Class A status, or removing Chapman … Read More “Tell BC Parks we say no to degrading Chapman Lake!”