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Residents rally to save a forest in Langley

December 25, 2012
Residents rally to save a forest in Langley

It’s not every day you find carolers in the middle of the woods, but Sunday afternoon in Langley – just days before Christmas – they were there, trying to raise awareness about a 25-acre wooded property that could be destroyed. Global TV BC News

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Robert Bateman visits disputed Langley forest

December 2, 2012

A heavyweight in the art world is throwing his support behind efforts to keep Township lands in Glen Valley from being sold.Nature painter Robert Bateman was doing a tour of Western Canadian art galleries when he made some time to tour the woods, known as McLellan Forest by locals, on Thursday. Vancouver Sun – News [...]

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Save ‘ecologically unique’ forest, Langley urged

December 1, 2012

A biologically diverse 10-hectare forest owned by Langley township should be conserved instead of sold and developed, a B.C. government biologist says. In an email to the township, obtained through a freedom-of-information request, provincial species-at-risk biologist Kym Welstead said the property is “ecologically unique,” features “high biodiversity value” and has exceptional value as habitat for [...]

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Wildlife artist Robert Bateman adds his voice to save Langley forest

December 1, 2012
Wildlife artist Robert Bateman adds his voice to save Langley forest

Wildlife artist Robert Bateman is joining forces with a group calling to save a Langley forest. Global TV BC News

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WorkSafeBC orders cleanups after hazardous wood dust levels found at forest manufacturers

November 20, 2012

A second phase of inspections following two deadly sawmill explosions earlier this year found nearly 60 per cent of forestry plants had levels of dust putting them at risk of fire or explosion, according to WorkSafeBC records. Inspections last spring targeted sawmills. Vancouver Sun – News / Vancouver

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