There are modern-day Druid groups who gather in England, but we in BC too need to find our inner Druids.
The word means "people of the oak" (the queen of trees), but all trees are druidical.
Ancient Druids considered Nature the sacred Source (nature-native-nativity) the Truth-deity whose name was at first only spoken, sung about by the bards but not written down. Later, they did write their wisdom in an ancient Irish alphabet called Ogham, in which each letter takes the name of a tree.
Scholars write that the first Druids named Truth itself a deity, the sacred word of Nature. It was "hallowed" (whence the words holy, wholly, hale/hail, haelen, healing and health). We still know that nature heals and nature speaks; some people hear it all the time. Next time you pass a tree, give it a greeting: "Hail fellow well met". Trees hear us, too.
We need more people who think like Druids, who don't call trees a "resource" or a "product" important to "the economy". Or a thing that stands in the way when we want to erect a building in its space. To Druidic-folk each tree is inseparable from the rest of tree-society and its companion species, a being that has standing which our legal system doesn't recognize, not being as subtle as the Druidic law which was recited throughout northern Celtic and pre-Celtic Europe by the law-singers. Their way, everyone knew what the law was. Through repetition it was remembered.
Unfortunately, as waves of newcomers (Romans and such) marched across the Celtic lands with their own ideas about law and governance, it was forgotten. Lots of ancient Roman scribes got the gist of it down on paper however, although -- naturally -- not agreeing with each other about its meaning.
Today we (especially urbanites) must take from Druid lore what we can in the struggle for tree conservation. Science is crucial of course, but science increasingly brings knowledge of sub-cellular, meta-genetic vibrational phenomena pervading the natural world. Gaia Spirituality, in other words -- another way of ancient knowing that keeps breaking through, still. Even in a barren, digital, robotic, virtual world it breaks through, but for how long? Here's a question about the future: how will Artificial Intelligence be capable of achieving that "way of knowing"? Quo vadis, Humanity?