Explore Magazine: Speak for the Trees

See this article in Explore Magazine which features an interview with AFA’s TJ Watt and covers the history of the Avatar Grove campaign, the economic value of standing old-growth forests, and debunks the BC government’s claim that these forests are not endangered. Port Renfrew Chamber of Commerce President, Dan Hager, and Spirit of the West […]

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Cathedral Grove at risk from old growth logging uphill from popular site, say conservationists

Here’s a CBC News article about clearcut logging of ancient forest “hotspot”, Mt. Horne, located above Canada’s most famous old-growth forest, Cathedral Grove.

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Logging concerns around Vancouver Island’s famous old-growth forest

Watch this Global News piece about recent old-growth
clearcutting on the mountainside above Cathedral Grove, featuring AFA’s Andrea Inness.

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Old Growth Forests Are Vital to Indigenous Cultures. We Need to Protect What’s Left

Tla-o-qui-aht canoe carver and artist Joe Martin shares valuable insights we can all learn from in his opinion piece in the Tyee.

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For Vancouver Island’s old-growth explorers, naming trees is a delight – but saving them is a challenge

Check out this Globe and Mail article featuring the Endangered Ecosystems Alliance’s Ken Wu and the AFA’s TJ Watt, who recently located nearly two dozen(!) groves of spectacular but mostly unprotected old-growth Sitka spruce forest in the San Juan Valley in unceded Pacheedaht territory near Port Renfrew.

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‘Failure of Professional reliance’: Nahmint logging broke rules, investigation claims

The Ministry of Forests is denying the findings of its own investigation: that BC Timber Sales’ logging in the Nahmint Valley is breaking the BC government’s already inadequate rules for old-growth protection. Full story here.

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Meet ‘Big Lonely Doug’ And Other Historic Trees That Need Saving in BC

Check out this great Weather Network video about BC’s endangered old-growth forests, featuring the AFA’s TJ Watt, Big Lonely Doug (Canada’s 2nd largest Douglas-fir tree), and nearby Eden Grove in Pacheedaht territory near Port Renfrew.

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THE OLD GROWTH TREES ARE IN DANGER

The AFA’s Andrea Inness was interviewed on CFAX last week about the damning results of the Ministry of Forests investigation into BC Timber Sales’ logging of old-growth forests in Nahmint Valley. Hear her breakdown of the findings, what they mean, and how the BC government should respond. Listen to the full interview here

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