Disturbing finding about destruction of old-growth rainforest in B.C.

Watch this Global News piece featuring Sierra Club BC’s Jens Wieting about BC’s global responsibility to protect endangered old-growth forests and the need for urgent action by the NDP government.

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Conservationists call for halt on old-growth logging in Nahmint Valley near Port Alberni

Watch this Global News piece about the logging of magnificent ancient forests in the Nahmint Valley near Port Alberni, featuring AFA Campaigner Andrea Inness.

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Ancient Forest Alliance campaigner Andrea Inness walks beside an enormous

Eco-group files complaint over old-growth cuts

Times Colonist article about the complaint the AFA filed about the Nahmint Valley, which led to investigations by both the Ministry of Forests and the Forest Practices Board into potential non-compliance by BC Timber Sales.

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Money trees

AFA’s TJ Watt, Andrea Inness, and Former Executive Director Ken Wu were featured in a CBC news article about old-growth logging in B.C.’s coastal forests. The piece showcases endangered ancient trees and old-growth clearcutting in the Nahmint Valley.

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Old-growth logging threatens culture, says Nuu-chah-nulth tribal council

Check out this CBC article about the Nuu-Chah-Nulth Tribal Council’s recent statement, calling on the NDP provincial government to protect B.C.’s remaining ancient forests for both cultural and environmental reasons. Nuu-chah-nulth territory on the west coast of Vancouver Island is home to some of the province’s largest remaining old-growth trees. But tribal council president Judith Sayers says the province needs to stop — or at least slow down — the rate at which they are disappearing.

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Fighting to protect B.C.’s ancient forests

Check it out! The AFA’s TJ Watt and former Executive Director Ken Wu were featured on CBC’s “The National” showcasing an endangered ancient forest and recent old-growth clearcutting near Hadikin Lake on Vancouver Island.

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International call for action to save B.C.’s old-growth rainforests

On Oct 25th, we joined Sierra Club BC, local government, and tourism industry representatives outside the BC legislature to deliver the names of more than 185,000 concerned people from around the world to the BC government, all calling on the NDP to save BC’s last endangered ancient rainforests. The international call for protection of BC’s old-growth forests is echoed by tens of thousands of British Columbia residents who have already signed petitions launched by the AFA, Sierra Club BC, Wilderness Committee Conservation North, and other groups.

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Environmentalists want old growth on west coast of Island protected

Forest company says it has delayed plans a year to listen to local concerns Environmentalists are hoping to halt proposed logging of old-growth forest slated for the northwest coast of Vancouver Island. Recently, the Ancient Forest Alliance enlisted the support of the local council from Tahsis in efforts to protect the McKelvie Valley. The valley […]

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