Ancient Forest Alliance

Canada’s Grandest Rainforest at Risk. Photo by TJ Watt

Canada’s grandest old-growth rainforest at risk from logging, survey tape discovered

One of Canada’s most iconic rainforests is under threat as signs of logging have been discovered in the heart of the Upper Walbran Valley on Vancouver Island.

The Ancient Forests of Cortes Island #2: The Carrington Bay Children's Forest

Take a journey with some young Cortesians into the Children's Forest—a magical gateway to discussing land trusts, conservation covenants, and the need for a BC park acquisition fund.

Cortes Island ForestFest: Forest activism for all generations

ForestFest spurred completion of the infrastructure for a forest protest camp, including a kitchen

No negotiation progress as Island Timberlands’ plans to log Cortes Island forests remain virtually unchanged

Six thousand eight hundred petition signatures brought media attention and pressure to bear on Island Timberlands’(IT) plans to log significant ecosystems on Cortes Island, including some of the...

B.C. conservationists call for provincial park acquisition fund

Forest advocates from all over the coast press the B.C. government for a conservation fund, urging private owner Island Timberlands to delay logging until they can purchase priority lands.

Ancient Forest Alliance confirms vital old growth in threatened Cortes Island woods

Forest conservation experts say documenting old growth trees in BC island forests could help secure provincial support, in order to buy endangered land from logging company Island Timberlands.

Salt Spring Island a 'model' for Cortes Island advocates to prevent logging of pristine B.C. forests

Public pressure prevented logging of sensitive areas on Salt Spring Island over a decade ago. Ancient Forest Alliance co-founder Ken Wu thinks Cortes Island may be able to re-enact that success.

Celebration of Nature, Music and Dance brings artists together to protect forests

 "Celebration of Nature, Music and Dance" took place in a unique setting at Tzvi's Place, 1823 E 2nd Ave in Vancouver. Music and dance started last night, Saturday, May 8, 2010 at 7:30pm and ran...