Environment

B.C.’s logging industry pleads for certainty as push away from old-growth continues

Truck Loggers Association wants to run their business without worrying about changing goalposts

Diesel spill in Langley salmon-bearing streams came from hospital generator malfunction: report

Estimated 1,400 litres was discharged into drainage system; impact said to be ‘minimal’

LETTER: Clean up properly after your pooch

Langleyites might lose their chance for their dog to frolick in the field

  • Jun 2, 2020

Investigations, prosecutions for polluting in Canada down sharply since 2015

The Canadian Environmental Protection Act governs how Canada manages toxic chemicals and air pollution

Fuel oil contaminates Langley salmon-bearing stream

Source of Saturday leak near airport may be connected to Friday leak near LMH

Plastics bans, environmental monitoring get short shrift during pandemic

More single-use items are being used over fears of spreading COVID-19

After grizzly spotted in B.C. village, mayor warns not to come searching for the bears

Wildlife warnings have been issued in Sayward, but people are ignoring it and going out in search of the bear to get photographs

Endowment fund launched in honour of late Langley MP Mark Warawa

Legacy fund will be used to support charities

  • May 11, 2020

Grizzly bear relocated from small island off B.C. coast shot dead in self-defence

Mali, the bear rescued in historic joint efforts, was shot dead in an act of self-defence

Earth Day: A new relationship to wildlife is needed for nature and people

Dan Kraus is senior conservation biologist with the Nature Conservancy of Canada.

  • Apr 22, 2020

Earth Day: The roots of our current environmental crisis go back 12,000 years

The story of how our current environmental state came to be is over 12,000 years old

  • Apr 22, 2020

GREEN BEAT: Earth Day turns 50, quietly

As the pope says: ‘This is the time… to move from using and misusing nature to contemplating it’

  • Apr 21, 2020

Trudeau says $1.7B coming for orphaned-well cleanups

Federal government is also creating a $750-million fund to cut methane emissions

LETTER: COVID is really a lesson from Mother Nature

Scribe shares early morning poem speaking to how virus will change the world

  • Apr 7, 2020

VIDEO Controversy over playground idea at open house for Langley City’s Nicomekl River District plan

Proposal that drew flak came from ‘blue sky’ session, CAO explained

Spring-like weather is drawing Langleyites outdoors

Langley Field Naturalists have a series of walking and hiking events planned in March and April

  • Mar 6, 2020

Restoration of salmon habitat in the Lower Fraser River is key: report

Raincoast Conservation calling on government to match funding to scale of problem

Trucking company fined $175K for Kootenay creek fuel spill

Decision handed down last Friday in Nelson court

Abbotsford trustees to fight bid to legalize ‘toxic-smelling’ manure company next to school

Manure facility across from elementary school allegedly cause of sick kids for three years