Stop Logging Press Release

Ahousaht Stewardship - Economic Development - Business Development

Business & Investment Opportunities - Clayoquot Sound, Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada

Ahousaht Chiefs Announce a Moratorium on Industrial Logging in Clayoquot Sound

The Ahousaht Hawiih have announced an end to industrial scale logging in the Hahoulthlee (traditional territory) of the Ahousaht Tribe effective immediately. For the past 20 years the two main Tree Farm Licenses in the area, TFL 54 and 57 have been accessing old grow timber within the increasingly constrained areas of Clayoquot Sound often creating conflicts with Ahousaht traditional values and highly prized internationally recognized conservation interests. The Nation has recently launched a community Land Use Visioning process which intends to produce a set of management values designed to protect a traditional way of life while supporting a continued transition to a modern diversified sustainable economy.

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Date: 
Wednesday, Oct. 28th, 2015