Protect the endangered old-growth forests of British Columbia and ensure sustainable forestry jobs in the province
 
Ancient Forest Alliance British Columbia
ancient forest alliance bc - old growth forest
space
AFA Menu
space
space
left edge

The Ancient Forest Alliance
(AFA) is a British Columbian organization working to protect the endangered old-growth forests of BC and to ensure sustainable forestry jobs in the province. It was founded in January of 2010 and is run by BC environmental activists Ken Wu, TJ Watt, Joan Varley, and Hannah Carpendale. more ...


Sign up for our e-mail list to receive info on events, rallies, news and hikes. Your name and e-mail address will only be used for this mailing list and never given to any other organization or individual.

First Name
Last Name
Your E-Mail
CAPTCHA Image
Enter security code [New Image]
2016 Holiday Gifts

donate

Facebook
Join Us
on Facebook
Twitter
Follow Us
on Twitter

Now Hiring

AFA Documentary

Recent Ancient Forest News

Search News

SFU Slideshow on BC's Endangered Old-Growth Forests!

SFU Slideshow on BC's Endangered Old-Growth Forests!
Ancient Forest Alliance, February 16, 2017

Thursday, February 23, 2017
3:30 - 5:00 pm
AQ 2104
SFU Burnaby Campus

See a spectacular slideshow by the Ancient Forest Alliance's TJ Watt about the ecology, geography, and policies surrounding BC's endangered old-growth forests. Watt will show amazing photos of the Avatar Grove, Flores Island in Clayoquot Sound, Big Lonely Doug, Cheewhat Giant, Red Creek Fir, Walbran Valley, Eden Grove, Horne Mountain above Cathedral Grove, and the Echo Lake Ancient Forest.  Find out what YOU can do to help protect these ancient forests in the lead-up to the May provincial election! Hosted by the SFU Ancient Forest Committee.

[Full Story]


NEW Documentary ‘No Degree of Scarcity’ (by Joe Callander) about Big Lonely Doug & Vancouver Island Old-Growth Logging

NEW Documentary ‘No Degree of Scarcity’ (by Joe Callander) about Big Lonely Doug & Vancouver Island Old-Growth Logging
Ancient Forest Alliance, February 16, 2017

Check out this new 8 minute documentary, "No Degree of Scarcity" about Big Lonely Doug and old-growth logging on Vancouver Island by renowned US filmmaker Joe Callander. Callander came to Vancouver Island for a brief stint to follow Ancient Forest Alliance activists Ken Wu and TJ Watt through the clearcut around Big Lonely Doug (Canada's 2nd largest Douglas-fir) by Edinburgh Mountain and to the Walbran Valley, talked with Port Renfrew Chamber of Commerce president Dan Hager, and filmed Ken writing a media release. 

[Full Story]


THANKS to the Mountain Equipment Co-op (MEC)!

THANKS to the Mountain Equipment Co-op (MEC)!
Ancient Forest Alliance, February 16, 2017

THANKS to the Mountain Equipment Co-op (MEC) for recently supporting the Ancient Forest Alliance (AFA) again most generously in our efforts to expand support among "non-traditional allies" including businesses, faith groups, forestry workers, and many others. The MEC and their hundreds of employees have been one of the great supporters of the Ancient Forest Alliance and our campaigns to protect BC's endangered old-growth forests since our earliest years! See their website at: www.MEC.ca

[Full Story]


'No' to industrial mining and logging, say Ahousaht Ha'wiih

'No' to industrial mining and logging, say Ahousaht Ha'wiih
Ha-Shilth-Sa - Denise Titian, January 26, 2017

Here is a key article about the recent Ahousaht land use plan vision in the Nuu-cha-nulth newspaper "Ha-shilth-sa"!

[Full Story]


Ahousaht First Nation applauded for logging ban
Environmentalists are applauding a move by the Ahousaht First Nation to ban mining and clear cutting in favour of sustainable development and conservation
CHEK News - Tess van Straaten, January 28, 2017

Here's a video and article in CHEK News about the Ahousaht First Nation's recent announcement of their land use plan vision in their territory.

[Full Story]


This First Nation Just Banned Industrial Logging and Mining from Vancouver Island Territory

This First Nation Just Banned Industrial Logging and Mining from Vancouver Island Territory
Desmog Canada - Judith Lavoie, January 27, 2017

Here's a story in DeSmog Canada about the Ahousaht First Nation declaring over 80% of their territory for protection in their land use plan vision - the largest leap forward for old-growth forest protection in decades on Vancouver Island!

[Full Story]


Vancouver Island First Nation files aboriginal title

Vancouver Island First Nation files aboriginal title
Times Colonist - Sarah Petrescu, January 20, 2017

"A small Vancouver Island First Nation filed a historic aboriginal-title claim Friday after years of frustration with the treaty process and logging in their territory.... 

The claim calls for the provincial and federal governments to recognize aboriginal title to the Nuchatlaht’s territory on the west coast of Vancouver Island, covering a portion of Nootka Island and the surrounding area. It also calls for Western Forest Products to stop logging in the area."

[Full Story]


JOB POSTING: Communications and Development Coordinator – Ancient Forest Alliance (AFA)

JOB POSTING: Communications and Development Coordinator – Ancient Forest Alliance (AFA)
Ancient Forest Alliance, January 12, 2017

The AFA is looking for a passionate team player to undertake the key communications and grant development responsibilities of the organization.  See HERE for details!

[Full Story]


The Ancient Forest Alliance - Towards 2017

The Ancient Forest Alliance - Towards 2017
Ancient Forest Alliance, December 28, 2016

What have we accomplished?  Where are we headed? 

** Please DONATE here! You can also still order 2017 calendars and cards online here! **

2016 has been the most significant and successful year so far for the Ancient Forest Alliance since our founding in 2010!  Not only did we grow significantly in 2016 because of your support – allowing us to build greater organizational capacity to achieve the enormous policy shift needed to save BC’s old-growth forests and ensure a sustainable, second-growth forest industry – but we’ve also made enormous leaps in the campaign towards actually achieving these goals.

Please consider the Ancient Forest Alliance as a priority for your final donations in 2016! Our thousand year old ancient forest ecosystems will be most grateful.

[Full Story]


VIDEO: Media Release: New Drone Video of the Endangered Echo Lake Ancient Forest released
Ancient Forest Alliance, December 8, 2016

Today the Ancient Forest Alliance (AFA) has released a new HD video that includes spectacular drone footage in the endangered old-growth forests around Echo Lake, between Mission and Agassiz, east of Vancouver.

[Full Story]


right edge
left edge

Home | News | Store | Photo & Video | Resources | Donate | Write a Letter | Ancient Forest Petition | About | Contact

Ancient Forest Alliance · Victoria Main PO, PO Box 8459, Victoria, BC, V8W 3S1 Canada · 250-896-4007 · info@ancientforestalliance.org

afa logo tree top
bottom corner

Protect the endangered old-growth forests of British Columbia and ensure sustainable forestry jobs in the province

afa logo tree trunk
 

Copyright 2009- Ancient Forest Alliance   All Rights Reserved
Site developed by Larry Moss | Photos by TJ Watt | Logo by Alicia La Rue

 
space