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.
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.
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 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
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]