We’ve just launched our final Indiegogo campaign to bring our sprawling documentary series Heartwood: A West Coast Forestry Documentree to completion. Check it out at https://igg.me/at/HeartwoodDoc/x/1856867 for all the details!
The early 1990s was a pivotal time for the forest industry and for forest activism in British Columbia. Massive demonstrations and acts of civil disobedience resulted in hundreds of arrests in Clayoquot Sound in response to large-scale clear-cutting on the west coast of B.C. and Vancouver Island. International protests and[…]
Beginning in 2006, following clear-cutting in the Beaufort Range on private forestlands owned TimberWest—the largest private landowner in BC—heavy rains caused flash floods, which carried heavy siltation and debris down into the Alberni Valley. Drinking water was contaminated, a boil-water advisory was issued, and several landowners suffered severe property damage.[…]
Powell River has been fighting for its urban forests, which are slated to be logged by Island Timberlands. I.T. has been at the forefront of many forestry conflicts on the west coast of British Columbia, from Cortes Island to Port Alberni to Powell River. Communities are uniting to oppose the[…]
The new website for “Heartwood: Forest Guardians of Cortes Island” is up and running at www.heartwoodfilm.com. The Heartwood team will be heading up to Cortes Island in a few weeks to continue filming, where he will be releasing some new videos in the very near future. So stay dialed in to heartwoodfilm.com,[…]