Free presentation on old-growth forests

Hosted by the Comox Valley Land Trust, Lake Trail Neighbourhood Connections and the Comox Valley Conservation Strategy, The Ancient Forest Alliance will present a slideshow about the ecology, policies and status of BC's old-growth forests as part of the their upcoming tour of key BC communities to promote old-growth protection and sustainable second-growth forestry.

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AFA campaigner and photographer TJ Watt presents at a previous AFA slideshow.

Slideshow in COURTENAY: "BC’s Old-Growth Forests: The Ecology, Status, Policies, and the Campaign for Sustainable Forestry"

When: Wednesday May 8, 2013
Time: 7:00-9:00 pm,
Where: COURTENAY BC, Drama Room, Lake Trail School, 805 Willemar Ave

A joint presentation of the Ancient Forest Alliance with the Comox Valley Conservation Strategy and the Comox Valley Land Trust

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Slideshow Presentation in VICTORIA: "BC’s Inland Temperate Rainforest: Upper Fraser Ancient Cedar Stands – A proposed new World Heritage site in B.C."

When: Thursday May 2, 2013
Time: 7:00-9:00 pm
Where: VICTORIA, Ambrosia Centre, 638 Fisgard St
Admission:  $5

Join us to hear about emerging research from the University of Northern BC has highlighted the global rarity of ancient redcedar stands of the upper Fraser River watershed east of Prince George, presented by Dr. Darwyn Coxson, Ecosystem Science and Management Program, UNBC.

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Thank you to Francis Litman and Creatively United for the Planet!

The Ancient Forest Alliance would like to extend a great thank you and congratulations to Francis Litman and all the organizers and volunteers that made Creatively United for the Planet such a success this past Earth Day weekend. The family-friendly event drew out thousands of folks who were able to visit the more than 70 vendor booths and learn more about sustainability and creative ways to help the planet. It's through building a broad-based, large-scale movement that we will bring about real powerful social and environmental change. Creatively United was a great example of this! Here's to 2014!

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AFA campaigner and photographer TJ Watt presents at a previous AFA slideshow.

Slideshow Presentation in NANAIMO: "Conversations about a 21st Century Vision for BC’s Forests"

When: Thursday April 25, 2013
Time: 7:00-8:30 pm
Where: NANAIMO, Beban Park Social Centre, 2300 Bowen Rd., Meeting Room 3

A Joint Presentation by the Nanaimo and Area Land Trust, Ancient Forest Alliance, and VIU Ecology Students

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EARTH DAY events in VICTORIA and VANCOUVER with the AFA THIS WEEKEND

VICTORIA:

Creatively United for the Planet

FRI-SUN APRIL 19-21, 2013
St. Ann’s Academy, 835 Humboldt St., Victoria

VANCOUVER:

Earth Day Parade & Celebration

SAT APRIL 20, 2013
11:00am: Parade starting at Commercial and 8th Ave, Vancouver
12:00-3:00pm: Celebration at Grandview Park (Commercial Drive and Charles St., Vancouver)
 

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AFA’s Old-Growth Forestry “Report Card” for the BC Liberals, NDP, Greens, and Conservatives

The following is a summary on the positions of BC’s main political parties on old-growth related forest policies and some additional forest policies. The Ancient Forest Alliance is calling on BC’s political parties to commit to a science-based “Old-Growth Protection Act” with targets and timelines to end old-growth logging in endangered regions and to ensure a sustainable, value-added second-growth forest industry instead.

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Pre-Election Info Night and Rally for Ancient Forests is happening this Wednesday April 10th from 7:00 to 9:00 pm at Alix Goolden Hall!

Pre-Election Info Night and Rally for Ancient Forests this Wednesday April 10th

Pre-Election Info Night and Rally for Ancient Forests this Wednesday April 10th from 7:00 to 9:00 pm at Alix Goolden Hall, located 907 Pandora Ave (corner of Quadra and Pandora).

Join us for NEW MAPS on the status of BC's endangered old-growth forests, DRAFT LEGISLATION on how to protect them, and a variety of GREAT SPEAKERS!

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