The Marbled Murrelet (Brachyramphus marmoratus) is a small seabird that nests in mossy platforms on large branches of old-growth trees. The murrelet is listed as Threatened under the federal Species at Risk Act (SARA). Its nests and eggs are … Read More “Old Growth Forest & Marbled Murrelet Habitat Protected”
Old Growth and the Marbled Murrelet
The BC government has agreed to permanently halt the auction and logging of ancient forests in TSL A87126 (Dakota Bowl area) in West Howe Sound. Skwxwu7mesh Úxwumixw (Squamish Nation) and the Province of British Columbia have agreed to work together … Read More “Dakota Bowl Ancient Forest Protected!”
The BC Government is undertaking an Old Growth Strategic Review, and has appointed a two-person panel to consult with people throughout the province, and provide a report to the Minister of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development (FLNRO).… Read More “Protect what remains of our Old-Growth forests!”
An Implementation Planning process for Marbled Murrelets and Northern Goshawks has been initiated by the Province. The first consultations with stakeholders and the public have been completed. The purpose of this process is to protect suitable habitat for these two … Read More “BC initiates Implementation Planning for two coastal at-risk species”
On Jan 7th, 2014 the Ministry of the Environment’s proposed strategy for the recovery of this small seabird was opened to public review. This review was brought about by a legal pressure from several environmental groups which challenged the long … Read More “Marbled Murrelet Recovery Strategy Proposed”
The opportunity for public input on proposed Old Growth Management Areas within five Landscape Units in the Sunshine Coast Forest District is now closed.
Thanks to the knowledge and energy of three volunteers, the SCCA was able to make a … Read More “SCCA submits to OGMA review”
The Province of British Columbia through the Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations, is seeking your input on establishing Old Growth Management Areas on the Sunshine Coast in the following Landscape Units.
- The Homfray Landscape Unit (2,802 hectares)