Job Posting- Forest Campaigner

The AFA is seeking an experienced and highly motivated Forests Campaigner to help develop and implement innovative campaigns that raise awareness, inspire action and influence decision-makers

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Job Posting- Communications Coordinator

The AFA is seeking a dynamic Communications Coordinator to develop creative and persuasive communications materials in support of our campaign and fundraising objectives.

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‘War in the woods’: activists blockade Vancouver Island in bid to save ancient trees

Things are heating up in BC’s forests and the world is taking notice. Check out this recent article in The Guardian.

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Send a Message to Demand Funding for Old-Growth Protection in Budget 2021

Without funding to protect old-growth forests, BC’s ancient giants will continue to fall. Speak up today! Send a message to the BC government before April 20th, demanding funding be allocated in Budget 2021 to protect old-growth forests & support communities.

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Thank you to our recent business supporters!

We would like thank our recent business supporters Seaflora Skincare, Cascadia Ring Co. & Astral Impressions for generously supporting the AFA!

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Victoria City Council unanimously approves motion to endorse old-growth resolution

Victoria City Council has unanimously approved a motion to call on the BC government to immediately defer logging in all at-risk old-growth forests on Vancouver Island and fund an economic transition away from old-growth logging! See the full resolution below. Kudos to Victoria Councillors Isitt, Loveday, and Dubow for putting the motion forward.

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Caycuse before & after photos are the cover story of the latest British Columbia Magazine

AFA photographer TJ Watt’s shocking before & after photos of old-growth logging by Teal-Jones in the Caycuse Valley are the cover story of the latest British Columbia Magazine.

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Nanaimo city council votes to oppose logging of at-risk old-growth forests

Great news! City of Nanaimo Local Government and City of Port Moody have BOTH passed motions to oppose the logging of BC’s endangered old-growth forests.

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B.C. government faces rising criticism for failing to protect old growth forests from logging

A great article in Chek News exposing the BC government’s PR spin, delay tactics, and sophistry that’s allowing for continued old-growth logging in highly endangered areas.

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6 months after old growth report, Island’s Green MLAs rap NDP for lack of action

BC Green Party leader Sonia Furstenau and Green MLA Adam Olsen have been holding John Horgan’s feet to the fire in the BC legislature this past week. But the BC NDP’s response has been hugely disappointing.

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