Province failing to protect old growth forests, environmental groups say

An article in the Times Colonist about BC’s failing grades on old-growth

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B.C. urged to protect at-risk old growth while it works to transform forestry policy

An article in the Canadian Press on John Horgan’s abysmal old-growth report card.

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B.C. is flunking on old-growth forests, environmental report card says

Premier John Horgan is getting failing grades when it comes to protecting B.C.’s old-growth forests, according to a report card issued by a coalition of environmental groups on Thursday.

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BC Promised to Protect Old Growth. How Is It Doing?

News coverage in The Tyee on where the BC NDP is at when it comes to old-growth

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Photos Raise Alarm Over Old-Growth Logging in British Columbia

Here’s a new piece in Treehugger featuring an interview with AFA’s TJ Watt and before-and-after images of ancient giants cut down in the Caycuse watershed. With over 120 million annual readers, the destruction of BC’s old-growth forests is reaching a global audience.

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B.C.’s old-growth forest nearly eliminated, new provincewide mapping reveals

Our friends at Conservation North released shocking new interactive maps that illustrate just how little old-growth forest remains across BC after decades of industrial activity.

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Forest Selfies Are Helping Save B.C.’s Old-Growth Trees

AFA photographer & campaigner TJ Watt’s before and after images of ancient giants in the Caycuse River Watershed garnered massive public attention and spurred thousands to take action for BC’s ancient forests. This Outside magazine piece delves into TJ’s process behind capturing the beauty and loss of old-growth forests and what’s needed to protect them.

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Logging change: old-growth harvesting has deep roots on Vancouver Island, but how long can it last?

Capital DailyJanuary 31, 2021 Logging-dependent communities are facing an existential threat from what conservationists and First Nations say is an overdue change to forestry practices. If there’s a stand of ancient trees anywhere on Vancouver Island, chances are TJ Watt has seen and photographed it. Watt is cofounder of Ancient Forest Alliance, which has taken […]

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