Old-Growth Logging on Mountainside Above Cathedral Grove Illustrates Urgent Need for BC Land Acquisition Fund for Protection of Endangered Private Lands

Old-growth logging on private lands on the mountainside above Cathedral Grove has put Canada’s most famous old-growth forest at risk and illustrated the urgent need for provincial funding to purchase and protect endangered ecosystems on private lands.

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Today marks the 10-year anniversary of the AFA!

Today is the 10-year anniversary of the Ancient Forest Alliance and we’re celebrating a decade of accomplishments made possible by YOU, our supporters!

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Conservationists disappointed Budget 2020 fails to prioritize environmental protection despite climate and biodiversity emergencies

The Ancient Forest Alliance is disappointed the NDP government’s third provincial budget, released yesterday, once again fails to allocate even modest funding for the protection of endangered old-growth forests and other ecosystems.

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Old Growth Forests Are Vital to Indigenous Cultures. We Need to Protect What’s Left

Tla-o-qui-aht canoe carver and artist Joe Martin shares valuable insights we can all learn from in his opinion piece in the Tyee.

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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.

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Thank you to all the businesses, organizations, and artists who supported the AFA in 2019

The Ancient Forest Alliance would like to extend our deepest gratitude to the many outstanding businesses, organizations, and artists who supported our ancient forest campaign in 2019.

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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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AFA Year-End Celebration- THANK YOU!

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 […]

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AFA Silent Auction: Stand Up Paddle Board

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.

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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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