Gambier Island – Wild Heart of Howe Sound

Gambier Island - Wild Heart of Howe Sound

Gambier Island – Wild Heart of Howe Sound

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In the spring of 2024, my brother Tim and I spent a day hiking a favorite part of Gambier Island, only to find out later that our entire exploration was within a proposed woodlot logging operation. All that we saw – ancient trees, crystal streams, plunge pools, moss-draped forests – all in a great hush – are slated for industrial logging. This area has been called the ‘wild heart’ of Gambier Island. Shortly after, this movie joined a chorus of opposition to the here has been tremendous local opposition to this proposal. To date, logging has been stalled.

Map of Gambier Island
The proposed logging area
View of Gmabier Island
We can’t lose this
Forest on Gambier Island BC
A moss forest
Man sitting under large tree on Gambier Island
Contemplating
Man standing next to tree trunk
Big Cedar