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The Ancient Forest Alliance is a non-profit organization working to protect the endangered old-growth forests of BC and to ensure sustainable forestry jobs.
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AncientForestAllianc 21h
Tonight! 7-9pm, Fraser Building, Room 159 at UVIc . Herb Hammond, a forest ecologist and forester with 40 yrs experience presents on applying ecosystem and culturally-based forest use throughout BC, across Canada, and in other parts of the world! See:
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AncientForestAllianc Feb 20
The AFA is disappointed lacks even modest funding for a provincial land acquisition fund to purchase and protect endangered old-growth forests and ecosystems on private lands, despite repeated calls for action. Read our media release here:
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AncientForestAllianc Feb 7
Check out this opinion piece by our ally Arnie Bercov, president of the PPWC forestry union, calling on the BC gov't to take action to protect BC forestry jobs and old-growth forests.
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AncientForestAllianc Jan 15
The provincial government is set to protect an additional 10 square kilometers of endangered Coastal Douglas fir ecosystem on Vancouver Island and the southern Gulf Islands and is collecting feedback until today!
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Kelly Richardson Jan 15
Thanks so much to the for their amazing coverage of my upcoming project!
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AncientForestAllianc Jan 9
ACTION ALERT: Please WRITE to the BC gov't by MONDAY, JAN 15th, telling them you support their proposal to expand protections in the endangered Coastal Douglas-Fir ecosystem. Write to: CDFOrderAmendment2017@gov.bc.ca. Visit our website at for more info.
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AncientForestAllianc Jan 11
Check out this Sooke News Mirror article about artist Kelly Richardson, who will showcase Port Renfrew’s old-growth forests in her upcoming digital art installation series, which will be projected on IMAX screens across the country in 2019.
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AncientForestAllianc Jan 10
Please join and guest speakers from and at Patagonia Vancouver (W 4th and Arbutus) TOMORROW NIGHT at 7pm to learn about the plight of BC's ancient forests and what's being done to protect them. Did we mention beer will be served? ;)
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AncientForestAllianc Jan 10
WATCH this CHEK News piece about internationally acclaimed artist Kelly Richardson whose next large format, digital media piece will focus on the endangered old-growth forests of Vancouver Island and will be featured on IMAX screens across Canada. See:
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AncientForestAllianc Jan 9
ACTION ALERT: Please WRITE to the BC gov't by MONDAY, JAN 15th, telling them you support their proposal to expand protections in the endangered Coastal Douglas-Fir ecosystem. Write to: CDFOrderAmendment2017@gov.bc.ca. Visit our website at for more info.
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AncientForestAllianc Jan 9
BC's famed old-growth forests have attracted the attention of internationally acclaimed artist Kelly Richardson and will be featured in her upcoming digital art installation to be projected on IMAX screens across the country! Read our joint press release:
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AncientForestAllianc Dec 23
The Ancient Forest Alliance commends the BC government and Ministry of Forests on their proposal to increase the amount of Coastal Douglas-Fir ecosystem protected on public (Crown) lands. See our media release for full details:
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AncientForestAllianc Dec 23
Today is the last chance to pick up ancient forest gifts in person, including our NEW 2018 Ancient Forest Calendars & Cards, Stickers, Certificates, & More! Visit the AFA Booths at (616 Yates St.) until 4pm & the Hudson Market (1701 Douglas St.) until 6pm in !
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AncientForestAllianc Dec 18
AFA finds massive near-record Sitka spruce tree on Vancouver Island
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AncientForestAllianc Dec 15
Check out this article in Chek News about FernGully Grove, the stunning, ancient Sitka spruce grove recently located by AFA near Port Renfrew, featuring photos by the AFA's TJ Watt!
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AncientForestAllianc Dec 15
The AFA has located one of the finest and last unprotected stands of old-growth Sitka spruce groves on Vancouver Island, located near Port Renfrew, featuring Canada's 10th widest Sitka spruce tree! Read our media release on “FernGully Grove” here:
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AncientForestAllianc Dec 1
New article in the Sooke News Mirror on BC's old-growth forest policies. BC's Premier 's quote is significant and provides some hope!
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AncientForestAllianc Nov 29
Thanks to the over 200 people who showed up last night in , calling on the new government to protect our endangered old-growth forests, ensure a sustainable second-growth forest industry, & to support First Nations land use plans. Media Release:
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AncientForestAllianc Nov 28
Please join us THIS EVENING from 7-8:30pm at Alix Goolden Hall in Victoria (907 Pandora Ave) for the AFA’s brief but important RALLY & INFO NIGHT for Ancient Forests and BC Forestry Jobs! Click to RSVP and pls bring friends & family!
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AncientForestAllianc Nov 24
TOMORROW is our Year-End Celebration & Fundraiser! From 5:30 to 8:30pm join AFA staff, volunteers and supporters for a meet and greet, slideshow, and silent auction. For late-nighters, there's live music featuring Oliver Swain and local djs, 8:45pm to 1am.
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