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Action Alert: Save Kananaskis Country from Clearcut Logging

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This is just to let you know that there will be a public protest of the proposed logging of Kananaskis Country this Friday, June 1st from 11:30 am. to 1:30 pm.. The protest will be taking place at MLA and Minister for Sustainable Resource Development Ted Morton's Office, which is in the vicinity of the Springbank Airport. The address is 6, 160 Maclaurin Drive. Read more »

Alberta's War on Pine Forest Misguided and Destructive

Alberta Wilderness AssociationCanadian Parks and Wilderness Society

The Alberta government's all-out war on mountain pine beetle (MPB) will seriously harm our forests and wildlife, cost over $20 million of taxpayers' money, and is destined to fail. CPAWS and AWA are calling for a more rational approach to deal with MPB including preserving caribou habitat, investing in a value-added wood products industry, re-evaluating fire suppression strategies, and combating climate change.

"The pine beetles have invaded Alberta for one simple reason - the climate is now warm enough to support them," says Rick Schneider, Conservation Director with the Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society. "We know from B.C.'s experience that stopping the beetle is impossible. The Canadian Forest Service has confirmed that intervention to bring the epidemic under control is not feasible. So instead of wasteful and destructive efforts to the stop the beetle we need to develop plans for living with it," says Schneider. Read more »

Posted November 15, 2006 by russ

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