AFA Holiday Booths 2019 – Dates & Locations

It’s AFA holiday booth season! If you’re in Vancouver or Victoria and looking to pick up some awesome AFA gear including our beautiful 2020 calendars, stop by one of our booths to chat with our amazing canvassers!

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New Photo Gallery: Tahsis – Endangered Old-Growth

See our latest photo gallery featuring an incredible-yet-endangered stand of old-growth Douglas-fir trees growing on the hillside above Tahsis on the west coast of Vancouver Island, BC.

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ACTION ALERT: Have your say on the BC government’s Old Growth Strategy

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.

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Join the AFA Wednesday, November 27th, for our 2019 Year-End Celebration & Fundraiser!

Join us Wednesday, November 27th, from 6pm-9pm for the Ancient Forest Alliance’s 2019 Year-End Celebration & Fundraiser at Victoria Event Centre!

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Patagonia Victoria Treeline Film Screening- THANK YOU!

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!

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‘Failure of Professional reliance’: Nahmint logging broke rules, investigation claims

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.

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Meet ‘Big Lonely Doug’ And Other Historic Trees That Need Saving in BC

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.

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Thank you for participating in our livestream event ‘The Future of BC’s Ancient Forests’

Thanks to all who were able to join us last night for our livestream event ‘The Future of BC’s Ancient Forests’!

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THE OLD GROWTH TREES ARE IN DANGER

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

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Conservationists attack NDP government over old-growth logging

Watch this Global News story, where Forests Minister Doug Donaldson manages to dodge responsibility for BC Timber Sales’ non-compliance in the Nahmint Valley.

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