Larri Woodrow at the British Columbia Wilderness Federation sent the following letter to the editor printed in the Langley Times.
Editor: There has been plenty of evidence that fish and
wildlife habitat destruction leads to increased human suffering and our
eventual extinction. This point was made clear to world leaders from
169 nations at the Rio+20 Conference.
I suggest that readers look at reports from that conference.
Given our obvious circumstances, it makes no sense to
sell off Langley Township-owned forested properties, including vacant
To do so for short-term tax relief reasons ignores the
greater need to protect our fish and wildlife habitat to ensure their
survival and ours as well.
While I was not able to attend Monday’s council meeting
about the sale of forested lands in Glen Valley, count me with the
Larri Woodrow, director,
Lower Mainland Region,
BC Wildlife Federation,