Conservation group cries foul over logging old-growth forest in Caycuse River watershed

Check out this piece in the Cowichan Valley Citizen on the logging of one of the most spectacular ancient forests on the South Island rivalling Avatar Grove or the Walbran.

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Photo Gallery: Massive Trees Cut Down on Vancouver Island

In April 2020, Ancient Forest Alliance campaigner and photographer TJ Watt explored and documented old-growth logging totalling over 70 hectares along Haddon Creek in Ditidaht Territory and found monumental redcedar trees over 11 feet in diameter cut down. Some of these trees had previously been photographed by him while still standing. Without question, this is […]

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Logging of BC’s grandest ancient forests continues as Old-growth Strategic Review panel submits recommendations to Province

Conservationists with the Ancient Forest Alliance are calling for both immediate and longer-term steps to protect old-growth following the logging of some of Vancouver Island’s grandest ancient forests along Haddon Creek in the Caycuse River watershed.

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Photo Gallery: Exploring & Climbing Ancient Giants at Eden Grove

While further exploring Eden Grove in Pacheedaht territory earlier this year, the AFA’s TJ Watt located another epic stand of ancient giants!

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Need a “forest fix”? Watch our top 5 ancient forest films!

Looking for something to pass the time while self-isolating? Check out some of our favourite ancient forest videos! 🌲🎥

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Explore Magazine: Speak for the Trees

See this article in Explore Magazine which features an interview with AFA’s TJ Watt and covers the history of the Avatar Grove campaign, the economic value of standing old-growth forests, and debunks the BC government’s claim that these forests are not endangered. Port Renfrew Chamber of Commerce President, Dan Hager, and Spirit of the West […]

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AFA 10-year anniversary celebration postponed

Ancient forest friends: To ensure the health and safety of our staff and supporters, we’ve decided to postpone our 10-year anniversary celebration on April 3rd in light of COVID-19. We will reschedule the event once the situation changes and we are confident that there’s no health risk. Anyone who has already purchased a ticket will […]

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Cathedral Grove at risk from old growth logging uphill from popular site, say conservationists

Here’s a CBC News article about clearcut logging of ancient forest “hotspot”, Mt. Horne, located above Canada’s most famous old-growth forest, Cathedral Grove.

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Come Celebrate 10 years of the Ancient Forest Alliance!

Join the Ancient Forest Alliance on Friday, April 3rd, for a very special evening to celebrate our 10-year anniversary, our wonderful community of supporters, and the many accomplishments you’ve helped us achieve over the last decade.

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Logging concerns around Vancouver Island’s famous old-growth forest

Watch this Global News piece about recent old-growth
clearcutting on the mountainside above Cathedral Grove, featuring AFA’s Andrea Inness.

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