deltaport18_0LADNER, COAST SALISH TERRITORY – Protesters shut down work on a Boundary Bay ‘habitat remediation’  early this morning, surrounding machines being used by the Port of Metro Vancouver to remove virtually all the logs from the foreshore around the bay.

The protesters say the logs are vital to the protection of birds and their prey that use the area, including snowy owls and thousands of waterfowl. The project to ‘cleanup’ the foreshore of logs washed up over the past 80 years gets the Port ‘Habitat Banking’ points it can trade in for eco-exemptions on its nearby Deltaport Coal port expansion.

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