The Ancient Forest Alliance is disappointed the NDP government’s provincial budget, released yesterday, fails to allocate funding to protect endangered old-growth forests or enact the necessary paradigm shift in BC’s forest sector.
The BC government’s 2021 budget is disappointing news for ancient forests. Check out this article in The Tyee for all the details.
Here’s a great article in McLean’s magazine that traces the decades-long line of the War in the Woods from the 80s & 90s to today’s blockades to protect the last remnant patches of BC’s ancient forests and the failure of the BC government to act on the Old Growth Panel recommendations.
Things are heating up in BC’s forests and the world is taking notice. Check out this recent article in The Guardian.
Without funding to protect old-growth forests, BC’s ancient giants will continue to fall. Speak up today! Send a message to the BC government before April 20th, demanding funding be allocated in Budget 2021 to protect old-growth forests & support communities.