Earlier this month, the AFA’s own Andrea Inness was featured on Great.com’s podcast Great.com Talks With… where she discussed the plight of BC’s rare and endangered old-growth forests, what must be done to protect them, and how concerned folks around the world can help get involved.
Today is Election Day, giving British Columbians a critical opportunity to vote for old-growth forests and the communities and species that depend on them! If you’re heading to the polls today, here’s a quick guide to help you ensure your vote gets counted!
Watch our short video outlining where each of BC’s major parties stand on old-growth and don’t forget to VOTE on October 24th!
We’ve prepared a summary of where each of BC’s three major parties stand on old-growth and related issues and given each party a grade to help voters make informed decisions this election.
Exciting news! The Union of BC Indian Chiefs (UBCIC) has passed a resolution calling on the BC Government to work with First Nations to protect old-growth forests while engaging and supporting Indigenous communities. The resolution, passed last month at the UBCIC AGM, follows the BC government’s Sept 11 release of a report by an independent […]
AFA Supporter, Michael, embarked on a cross-province trip to raise awareness for BC’s ancient forests
Note: Last week we welcomed the release of the Old Growth Strategic Review panel’s long-anticipated report, which includes strong recommendations to protect old-growth forests & overhaul BC’s forest management regime.We also welcomed logging deferrals in 9 areas across BC, but closer inspection reveals that some of those areas were already deferred or have little at-risk, […]
Here’s the first in series of articles by Serena Renner that take a deep dive into the ‘tree of life’, western redcedar.
“Its future in doubt, no other tree has provided such abundance and identity for northwest peoples, or such habitat and carbon storage in the forest.”
Read on to learn more & see some photos from AFA’s TJ Watt.
My Campbell River NowSeptember 12, 2020 The province is taking a new, holistic approach as a first step for the benefit of its old-growth forests. This will include the protection of nine areas throughout the province, totalling almost 353,000 hectares. In a break from the divisive practices of the past, the government plans to engage […]