The BC government is seeking public feedback on its proposed Old Growth Strategy until January 31st, 2020. Speak up TODAY for BC’s ancient forests by completing the online questionnaire or send an email to the independent panel, calling for science-based solutions to the old-growth crisis.
Join us Wednesday, November 27th, from 6pm-9pm for the Ancient Forest Alliance’s 2019 Year-End Celebration & Fundraiser at Victoria Event Centre!
Thank you to all who joined us at Patagonia Victoria for the screening of the film Treeline, to Patagonia Victoria for hosting such a wonderful evening, and to Driftwood Brewery for the drinks!
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.
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.
Thanks to all who were able to join us last night for our livestream event ‘The Future of BC’s Ancient Forests’!
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
Watch this Global News story, where Forests Minister Doug Donaldson manages to dodge responsibility for BC Timber Sales’ non-compliance in the Nahmint Valley.