Forests For The Future
What could a healthy, vibrant future for B.C. forests look like? Who is innovating in the world of forest management? What Nations, organizations, businesses and other groups are making a difference?
IndigiNews and The Discourse have joined forces for an innovative solutions journalism series that will investigate challenges and opportunities towards the sustainable forests of the future.
They planted trees as a memorial for children lost to residential ‘schools’ and as a gift for future generations.
The First Nation plans to reclaim its territory at Mary Hill and protect it through Indigenous law.
Land acquisition and Indigenous protected areas could help vulnerable ecosystems and secure water for a growing future.
An Interview with Eli Enns, co-founder of the IISAAK OLAM Foundation.
Thousand-year-old practices are at the core of wildfire mitigation efforts in the Westbank First Nation Community Forest.
Educators at the Wildwood ecoforest have partnered with Indigenous Knowledge Keepers in an effort to blend Indigenous teachings with Western science.
It takes ‘the stars aligning’ to save some of the last forested parcels left, conservationists say.
‘What are the land rights of First Nations whose traditional territory have been unlawfully confiscated?’ asks Cowichan Tribes member and chief negotiator for the Hul’qumi’num Treaty Group.
As thousands of residents petition to protect a beloved parcel of Nanaimo River forest from logging, some argue it’s time for big-picture solutions.
Deeply rooted, solutions-focused stories about forests on Vancouver Island and beyond.