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Coupland did an ad for Absolut, but contrary to Internet scuttlebutt, the $10,000 in profits were donated to the Western Canada Wilderness Committee.
The David Suzuki Foundation, Western Canada Wilderness Committee, and Valhalla Society subsequently funded a series of CMT workshops in the living classrooms of Hanson Island and, by 2001, some 20 First Nations researchers had received training.
Dan Rollert, woods manager with Weldwood Quesnel, says, "For every 100 infested trees we eliminate this year, we prevent 500 trees or more from being infested next year" Others, such as Patti George of the Western Canada Wilderness Committee, favor controlled burns over cutting infested areas, though most harvesters are required to replant.
For more information, contact the Western Canada Wilderness Committee [651 Johnson Street, Victoria, BC V8W 1M7, (250) 388-9292, fax (250) 388-9223].
Environmentalists want to slow the rate at which Canada's old growth forests are disappearing, and so the Coalition for Forests and other groups such as Greenpeace, Western Canada Wilderness Committee (WCWC) and The Friends of Clayoquot Sound (FOCS) have begun putting pressure on MacMillan Bloedel's customers to persuade them to cancel contracts with the company and find sources of paper made from second-growth trees, post-consumer recycled paper and alternative fiber sources such as hemp and kenaf.