Cowichan Valley Flooding has Man-Made Roots, Writes Land Trust Member in the Times-Colonist
Cowichan Land Trust member and volunteer David Polster wrote an opinon column for the Times-Colonist questioning the root causes behind the Valley’s recent flooding.
From the article:
“It is useful to keep in mind that when we play with nature, nature always has the last move.
Our failure to respect the natural processes and to think we could develop on floodplains with impunity are what really caused the flooding — not the heavy rains and high tides”