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post #1 of (permalink) Old 12-14-2017, 10:24 PM Thread Starter
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Default New Grouse mountain owners enjoy clear cutting. China Minsheng Investment.

I was up at grouse and was pretty annoyed to see some really nice trees clear cut. The area below the start of the BCMC.

The new owners Shanghai-based China Minsheng Investment Group clearly represent the future.

Is everything for sale? The Vancouver-based McLaughlin family sold out for big bucks. Thanks guys. Enjoy your money.
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post #2 of (permalink) Old 12-14-2017, 11:11 PM
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Not surprising. I raised my concern here: but no one wanted to listen.

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post #3 of (permalink) Old 12-15-2017, 12:35 AM
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There is a sign in the parking lot that MetroVan will be doing work on the debris chutes and needs to cut trees for that, I wonder if it is for that. I believe this is MV land.
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post #5 of (permalink) Old 12-15-2017, 12:02 PM
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Yeah it's Metro Vancouver doing the chopping, not Grouse. There have also been a number of very large trees chopped down about 50m in on the Grind trail.
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One good thing about the new ownership is the snazzy new water fountains/ bottle refill stations. I was pleased to see that change!
The previous owners also owned a bottled water company and the lack of bottle fill stations at the top and bottom seemed pretty tacky to me.
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