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Dan Lewis

Executive Director of Clayoquot Action

Dan Lewis turned from kayak guiding to conservation activism in self defence — the lands he visited were being destroyed by clearcut logging. He has been active in the Clayoquot Sound movement for 25 years, and was one of the principal organizers of the Clayoquot mass protests in the summer of 1993.

He is executive director of Clayoquot Action in Tofino, B.C.
Ending Open-Net Salmon Farming Is The Only Way

Ending Open-Net Salmon Farming Is The Only Way Forward

While B.C. salmon runs are greatly diminished from historic levels, what is left is world-class and definitely worth fighting for. Wild salmon face a multitude of challenges, but aquaculture is one which is entirely within our ability to regulate.
03/04/2016 04:46 EST
Mount Polley Mine Owner Prospecting In Clayoquot

Mount Polley Mine Owner Prospecting In Clayoquot Sound

Twenty years ago when someone said "Clayoquot," protests against clearcutting of old growth forests came to mind. At that time nobody thought anybody was crazy enough to propose an open-pit copper mine in the heart of Clayoquot Sound.
05/12/2015 03:14 EDT