BC government’s forestry announcement fails to address old-growth crisis

The AFA reacts to the BC government’s forest policy intention paper, released June 1, 2021, which fails to address the ongoing old-growth crisis.

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Forestry Watchdog finds BC Timber Sales failing to protect old-growth, biodiversity in Nahmint Valley

An investigation by the Forest Practices Board – sparked by a complaint lodged by the AFA – has found that BC Timber Sales’s logging plans for the Nahmint Valley have consistently failed to comply with legally-binding land-use objectives for biodiversity protection.

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Conservationists decry absence of funding for old-growth, forestry paradigm shift in BC Budget

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.

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BC not on track to meet milestones for old-growth, First Nations and forestry transition

The Ancient Forest Alliance, Sierra Club BC, and Wilderness Committee issued a report card six months after the publication of old-growth panel recommendations to assess the BC government’s progress. Read on for details

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Logging of massive, ancient cedars in Caycuse watershed signals urgent need for provincial action and funding for old-growth

Shocking before-and-after photos reveal destruction of irreplaceable ancient redcedars in Vancouver Island’s Caycuse watershed and highlight urgent need for immediate protection of at-risk old-growth and funding to support First Nations’ protected areas and economies.

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Conservationists welcome old-growth panel report and positive first steps by BC government to address old-growth crisis

Victoria BC – The Ancient Forest Alliance (AFA) is celebrating the BC government’s announcement today that it will defer logging in nine areas, including world-famous Clayoquot Sound, and protect some of BC’s biggest trees while it works to develop a new provincial approach to old-growth management. But they say much more work urgently needs to […]

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Massive old-growth yellow cedars, including Canada’s ninth-widest, under threat in one of Vancouver Island’s last intact valleys

Take action for ancient forests! Send an instant message to the BC government today. Rare old-growth trees in Fairy Creek headwaters near Port Renfrew, where protesters have been blockading Teal-Jones’ road building efforts since Monday, at risk of logging unless BC government intervenes. Victoria, BC – Conservationists with the Ancient Forest Alliance (AFA) have identified […]

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Conservationists demand immediate logging moratoria in light of new research detailing dire state of BC’s old-growth forests

Take action for ancient forests! Send an instant message to the BC government today. Victoria, BC – Conservationists with the Ancient Forest Alliance (AFA) are renewing their calls for the BC government to immediately halt logging in endangered old-growth forest ecosystems and intact ‘hotspots’ in the wake of an alarming new report depicting the critical […]

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