In only 60 years, forest companies have clearcut the vast bulk of Vancouver Island’s ancient forest. Clayoquot Sound (lime green bit near bottom left of right-hand map) is the only significant tall old growth forest remaining. Meanwhile export of raw (non value-added) logs has risen, while job numbers have fallen. This type of resource management based is based neither on science nor on long-term economics. It must change. For more information about what has happened on Vancouver Island, see links here and here and here.