CALL the BC government and demand action for BC’s most at-risk ancient forests

Thursday, March 11th marks the six-month deadline for the BC government to halt logging in all at-risk old-growth forests in BC, according to its own Old Growth Panel recommendations.

CALL Premier Horgan & Forests Minister Katrine Conroy and demand they halt logging in at-risk ancient forests across BC by March 11th.

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Union of BC Indian Chiefs (UBCIC) and conservation groups call for critical funding for First Nations old-growth protection initiatives- Joint letter

The Union of BC Indian Chiefs (UBCIC) and conservation groups including Ancient Forest Alliance, Endangered Ecosystems Alliance, Sierra Club of BC, Wilderness Committee, and Stand.earth have sent a joint letter to the BC government calling for financing to support First Nations old-growth protection initiatives.

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B.C.’s old-growth forest nearly eliminated, new provincewide mapping reveals

Our friends at Conservation North released shocking new interactive maps that illustrate just how little old-growth forest remains across BC after decades of industrial activity.

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Forest Selfies Are Helping Save B.C.’s Old-Growth Trees

AFA photographer & campaigner TJ Watt’s before and after images of ancient giants in the Caycuse River Watershed garnered massive public attention and spurred thousands to take action for BC’s ancient forests. This Outside magazine piece delves into TJ’s process behind capturing the beauty and loss of old-growth forests and what’s needed to protect them.

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Thank you to our recent business supporters!

The Ancient Forest Alliance would like to extend a huge THANK YOU to the following businesses for generously supporting our ancient forest campaign: Leigh Buchanan, who is donating 50% of the proceeds from select work of art featuring old-growth forests. Check out Leigh’s website for more information Integral Ecology for donating two years in row […]

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Job Posting – Administrative & Development Assistant

The AFA is looking for a highly organized team player to help keep our small but mighty organization running smoothly. If you’re someone who’s passionate about environmental issues, methodical in their work, and who’s willing to support our mission, team, and donors through a broad range of administrative tasks, we’d love to hear from you!

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Logging change: old-growth harvesting has deep roots on Vancouver Island, but how long can it last?

Capital DailyJanuary 31, 2021 Logging-dependent communities are facing an existential threat from what conservationists and First Nations say is an overdue change to forestry practices. If there’s a stand of ancient trees anywhere on Vancouver Island, chances are TJ Watt has seen and photographed it. Watt is cofounder of Ancient Forest Alliance, which has taken […]

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Photo Gallery: Walbran Headwaters at Risk

‘Before’ images have been recently captured in an active Western Forest Products cutblock in the far upper reaches of the Walbran Valley in Pacheedaht territory. Scores of giant cedars are banded in preparation for falling – and some have already been cut down. These images underscore the urgent need for the BC NDP government to […]

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AFA Holiday Hours

Seasons Greetings! The AFA office will be closed Dec. 24-Jan. 3 as our staff spend time at home with their families. During this downtime, we will be checking emails and phone messages periodically and will reply to queries at our first opportunity when we return ready and refreshed in the new year. Thank you for […]

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Environmental group calls on province to preserve old-growth forests

Cowichan Valley CitizenDecember 14, 2020 Points to clear cutting along Haddon Creek as shocking Conservationists with the Ancient Forest Alliance are urging the province to immediately halt logging in B.C.’s most at-risk old-growth forests. The alliance also wants the Horgan NDP government to commit funding for old-growth protection following the destruction of some of Vancouver […]

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