The Road Stops Here, a documentary by Velcrow Ripper (1992)

On July 4th, 1992, the B. C. government issues a cutting & roadbuilding permit to the New Zealand transnational Fletcher Challenge, ignoring its own Old Growth Strategy’s Committee’s call for a two year halt on logging in the Walbran The company began cutting roads a week before the public input deadline expired.  The public has responded with local and international demonstrations, sit-ins, hunger strikes, tree-sitting, and road blocks To view this beautiful documentary about the 1992 efforts to protect the Walbran valley, please click here.