PHOTOS: Demonstrators rally for old growth forest protection around Vancouver Island

Photo by Tyler Hay
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Protesters rallied in communities around Vancouver Island on March 19, calling for the provincial government to to put a moratorium on old growth forest logging. 

Demonstrators stood in solidarity with Fairy Creek blockaders near Port Renfrew who could face an injunction, pending a BC Supreme Court decision on March 26.

Photos by Kevin Forsyth in Courtenay:

The blockaders have been keeping logging company, Teal Jones Group, from building roads and logging in the Fairy Creek watershed since the fall.

There is a “Last Stand Mobilization” rally and march planned at the BC Legislative Assembly for March 27.

Photos by Tyler Hay in Nanaimo:

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