This summer, logging operations will devastate Revelstoke's Mt. Macpherson recreational site. If you care about Revelstoke's future, take action now.


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Thank you for taking action to save Mt. Macpherson!

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What's Happening?

Revelstoke's favourite recreation area is at risk. Current provincial land use management and policy do not allow for inclusive decision making for this important multi-use area.

“The Macpherson recreational area is at the heart of Revelstoke's year round mountain tourism industry. Macpherson is home to some of Revelstoke's most accessible and enjoyable mountain biking, running, hiking and Nordic ski trails."

People from all over the world come to Revelstoke to enjoy mountain culture at its best. Provincial land use policies and process need to evolve to include the voice of all those who stand to gain from this priceless resource.

We all have a vested interest in how recreational lands adjacent to our communities are managed. Today's fight is Macpherson but many fights are fought in your own backyard. It's time to create more inclusive land use policies in beautiful British Columbia.

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What do we Stand to Lose?

Mt. Macpherson's unlogged areas are composed of mature forest which hosts mountain biking, hiking, Nordic skiing, snowshoeing, berry picking and many more activities for thousands of local and visiting recreationalists.

Volunteers have put thousands of hours into the Mt. Macpherson trail system, along with substantial financial contributions from organisations such as the Revelstoke Cycling Association, which manages local membership dues as well as grants from the Columbia Basin Trust and the province. Mt. Macpherson contributes a significant amount of tourism revenue to Revelstoke - our economic lifeline to a sustainable future.

3,716 Riders

Conservative estimate for Mt. Macpherson mountain biking visitation to Revelstoke (summer 2014 - weekends only)

$215,528

Conservative estimate for Mt. Macpherson Mountain Biking tourism economic contribution to Revelstoke (summer 2014 - weekends only)

60%

Average proportion of riders at Mt. Macpherson visiting from outside Revelstoke (summer 2014 - weekends only)

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If you recreate at Mt. Macpherson or would like to see land use policies give greater weight to recreational users, tag #savemacpherson to show your support here.

Step 1: Write an Email

Use our form letter or compose your own message to help save Mt. Macpherson.

Including your address will give your letter greater credibility.

Emails will be sent to The Honourable Steve Thomson (Minister of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations), Mark McKee (Mayor of Revelstoke), the Revelstoke City Council, Norm MacDonald (Columbia River & Revelstoke MLA), Wayne Stetski (Kootenay-Columbia MP), and Loni Parker (Area B Representative, Columbia Shuswap Regional District).

Step 2: Sign the Petition

Your signature makes our collective voice louder.

Step 3: Spread the Word

Let your friends know Mt. Macpherson needs their help.