Month: December 2017

Dec 13 2017

“Meade Creek area is not TimberWest’s land…”

Hi Kim, Klaus, Tom, I have had a few questions around whether the harvesting activity that seems to be starting up around Meade Creek is TimberWest. Would you please share with the community of Youbou that the immediate Meade Creek area is not TimberWest’s land. There are a number of different land owners and forest…

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Dec 8 2017

Condensed History Youbou – TimberWest

Youbou and TimberWest have had a troubled history. It all started with the closure of the sawmill in 2000. Not only were jobs and economic activity lost, but the log trucks came through town with mud and dust and noise. After my election in 2008, I had discussions with TimberWest and MoTI at the CVRD.…

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Dec 7 2017

TimberWest Update 2 – Winter 2017

December 7, 2017 Dear Youbou Residents, As noted in our last update, we will be sending periodic reports to provide insight into TimberWest’s operations in and around your community. Here is our second update. December 2017:The truck wash has been down for a few weeks, waiting on parts. In the short term, we have been…

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Dec 2 2017

People are talking about us in little Youbou!!!

See The Post > Mark Worthing‎ to Forest Watch Vancouver Island November 29, 2017 Hats off to the good folks in #Youbou who are pushing back against TimberWest Forest Corp. Hammering their communities forests above their homes and all over Mount Holmes. I’m so sick of hearing the same story of a small Vancouver Island town getting stomped all over by…

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