Clayoquot Sound . . . Keep it Wild!
The health of the global environment depends on intact ecosystems.
We act as peaceful and courageous advocates for all marine and terrestrial life in Clayoquot Sound. »Read More
A tailings dam burst on Aug. 4 at Imperial Metals’ Mount Polley copper-gold mine in Interior BC, spewing 24 million cubic metres of toxic mine effluent into the Quesnel River system. Imperial Metals is the company considering two mines in the Clayoquot Sound UNESCO Biosphere Reserve. Could a similar environmental catastrophe happen here?» Read More
On Sunday 21 Sept. west coast residents, led by Friends of Clayoquot Sound, took part in an international call for climate action. Avaaz’s “100% clean” global day of actions was the world’s largest ever climate action. Hundreds of rallies across Canada from St. John’s Newfoundland all the way to Tofino showed that, coast to coast, addressing human-driven climate change is something Canadians care deeply about.» Read More
The iconic sculpture Weeping Cedar Woman is home in Tofino, awaiting permanent placement. Carved in 1984, the sculpture celebrates Tofino and First Nations rallying together against the clearcut logging of Meares Island. Fundraising for the purchase is
now complete, with just a bit more needed for installation and an unveiling ceremony. To contribute, see the options on this page.