To the editor,
Stop the cutting of our old-growth forests. Start the cutting of old-growth politicians, bureaucrats and excess government.
Stop the clear-cutting of our forests on such a massive scale, with little to no concern for the much larger ecosystem – animals small and large, foliage and wildflowers, etc. This only enriches the pockets of the already wealthy. Encourage smaller companies.
I grew up in an area where logging was the mainstay of the economy and am familiar with Vancouver Island’s forest industry. I have yet to meet a forestry worker on the front lines who does not love the forests. It is the people in the ivory towers who want more, bigger and better, thus increasing profits.
M. Armstrong, Nanaimo
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