qathet - a named gifted by the elders of Tla’amin to our Regional District, meaning working together. Located on the traditional territory of the Tla’amin, shíshálh, Klahoose, Homalco, and K’ómoks first nations, the northern sunshine coast on the west coast of British Columbia. qathet Old Growth was formed out of growing concerns within our community about the current management of our public lands.
Industrial forestry practices are having an affect on our watersheds, suitable habitat, biodiversity health and investment into our local economy. We support the recommendations of a New Future for Old Forests and want to advocate for a partnership with First Nations, Foresters, Politicians, the Public and Government so that we can transition to a more sustainable future.