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.
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.
Thank you to all who attended the AFA’s amazing 2019 Year-End Celebration last night! It was one of our best turnouts to date with more than 150 people joining us at the Victoria Event Centre. We are most grateful to you, our supporters, for your continued generosity and uplifting energy and to everyone who helped […]
We’re grateful to have an array of fabulous silent auction items and experiences up for grabs at our Nov. 27th Year-End Celebration & Fundraiser, including a stand up paddle board donated to the AFA by a generous supporter! Read on for details & to make your bid.
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.