‘They’re going to have a fight’: local businesses and activists promise to stand against old-growth logging near Juan de Fuca park
There is a call from conservationists tonight to halt plans to log an old-growth forest near Port Renfrew. The province says ecology and aesthetics are taken into consideration when crown-owned timber is auctioned off. But critics say the damage outweighs the benefits, Kori Sidaway reports. WATCH the CHEK News story here. These gentle giants have […]
Conservationists condemn BC NDP Government’s plans to log old-growth forest adjacent to Juan de Fuca Provincial Park
Conservationists with the Ancient Forest Alliance (AFA) are outraged that the BC government’s logging agency, BC Timber Sales, is currently auctioning off 109 hectares of old-growth forest adjacent to Juan de Fuca Provincial Park on Vancouver Island.
New IMAX Film by Renowned Canadian Video Artist to Highlight Vancouver Island’s Endangered Old-Growth Forests
The magnificent but endangered old-growth forests of Vancouver Island are about to get a large-scale national audience on IMAX screens across Canada. Read on to hear more!
Join the AFA and the Iisaak Olam Foundation in celebrating the 35th anniversary of the Meares Island Tribal Park Declaration, Wednesday April 17th at the White Eagle Polish Hall from 6pm-9pm.
Check out this Global News piece about conservationists’ disappointment with the BC NDP and their plans to auction off 1,300 hectares of old-growth on Vancouver Island, featuring Sierra Club BC’s Jens Wieting, and footage by AFA’s TJ Watt.
Don’t miss your opportunity to score a FREE Big Tree Poster set, take part in our awesome Earth Day t-shirt photo challenge, and pick up a gorgeous (and now discounted!) 2019 calendar before April 22nd!
On International Day of Forests, conservation groups call on B.C. government to immediately halt logging of last intact old-growth areas
Environmental organizations Ancient Forest Alliance, Sierra Club BC and the Wilderness Committee call on the B.C. government to stop issuing logging permits in B.C.’s last remaining intact old-growth forest “hotspots” and endangered old-growth ecosystems and to implement legislation to protect endangered ancient forests.
Wednesday, Dec. 5th, from 7 – 8:30 pm at the Victoria Event Centre (1415 Broad Street).
Join Ancient Forest Alliance, Wilderness Committee, and Sierra Club BC for an update on BC’s endangered old-growth rainforests and the movement to protect them!
Friday, Dec 7, at Patagonia Vancouver (1994 W 4th Ave, Vancouver, BC V6J 1M5) from 11am to 4pm
Saturday, Dec 8, at Patagonia Vancouver (1994 W 4th Ave, Vancouver, BC V6J 1M5) from 11am to 4pm
Sunday, Dec 9, at Patagonia Vancouver (1994 W 4th Ave, Vancouver, BC V6J 1M5) from 11am to 4pm
Wednesday, Dec 12, at Hudson Public Market (1701 Douglas St #6, Victoria, BC V8W 0C1) from 11 am to 4 pm
Saturday, Dec. 15, at Hudson Public Market (1701 Douglas St #6, Victoria, BC V8W 0C1) from 11 am to 5 pm
Saturday, Dec. 15, at Patagonia Victoria (616 Yates St, Victoria, BC V8W 1K9) from 1 pm to 5 pm
Wednesday, Dec 19, at Hudson Public Market (1701 Douglas St #6, Victoria, BC V8W 0C1) from 11 am to 4 pm
Friday, Dec. 21, at Hudson Public Market (1701 Douglas St #6, Victoria, BC V8W 0C1) from 4 pm to 8 pm