B.C. delays timber auction near Juan de Fuca park

Read this article in the Times Colonist about the BC government extending the closing date for the auction of 109 hectares of old-growth forest next to Juan de Fuca Provincial Park .

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ACTION ALERT: Tell the BC government to protect the old-growth forests next to Juan de Fuca Provincial Park!

Send a message and/or make a phone call to the BC Government demanding the protection of old-growth forests adjacent to Juan de Fuca Provincial Park!

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Photos: 35-Year Anniversary of the Meares Island Tribal Park.

Here are photos from the April 17th event celebrating the 35-year anniversary of the Meares Island Tribal Park, Wah’nah’juss Hilth’hooiss! In April of 1984, the Tla-o-qui-aht and Ahousaht First Nations and local environmentalists came together in an historic show of solidarity to protest the logging of some of Canada’s finest ancient forests by MacMillan Bloedel […]

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‘They’re going to have a fight’: local businesses and activists promise to stand against old-growth logging near Juan de Fuca park

There is a call from conservationists tonight to halt plans to log an old-growth forest near Port Renfrew. The province says ecology and aesthetics are taken into consideration when crown-owned timber is auctioned off. But critics say the damage outweighs the benefits, Kori Sidaway reports. WATCH the CHEK News story here. These gentle giants have […]

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Plans to clear-cut old-growth near Port Renfrew causes an environmental outcry

Check out this Sooke News Mirror article about the disappointing move by the BC government to auction off 109 hectares of old-growth forest adjacent to Juan de Fuca provincial Park on Vancouver Island.

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Eco-activists urge halt to logging plans near Juan de Fuca park

Check out this Times Colonist article about conservationists’ disappointment with the BC government’s plans to clearcut the ancient forests next to Juan de Fuca Provincial Park on Vancouver Island.

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Conservationists condemn BC NDP Government’s plans to log old-growth forest adjacent to Juan de Fuca Provincial Park

Conservationists with the Ancient Forest Alliance (AFA) are outraged that the BC government’s logging agency, BC Timber Sales, is currently auctioning off 109 hectares of old-growth forest adjacent to Juan de Fuca Provincial Park on Vancouver Island.

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New IMAX Film by Renowned Canadian Video Artist to Highlight Vancouver Island’s Endangered Old-Growth Forests

The magnificent but endangered old-growth forests of Vancouver Island are about to get a large-scale national audience on IMAX screens across Canada. Read on to hear more!

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Join us for the 35th Anniversary Celebration of the Meares Island Tribal Park!

Join the AFA and the Iisaak Olam Foundation in celebrating the 35th anniversary of the Meares Island Tribal Park Declaration, Wednesday April 17th at the White Eagle Polish Hall from 6pm-9pm.

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Plan to allow logging of old growth forests draws criticism

Check out this Global News piece about conservationists’ disappointment with the BC NDP and their plans to auction off 1,300 hectares of old-growth on Vancouver Island, featuring Sierra Club BC’s Jens Wieting, and footage by AFA’s TJ Watt.

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