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The Ancient Forest Alliance works to protect BC’s endangered old-growth forests and to ensure a sustainable, value-added, second-growth forest industry.

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Climbers scale Big Lonely Doug in Pacheedaht territory against a bluebird sky.

Financial Review: Why we should embrace tall-tree tourism

This article explores tall tree tourism in Port Renfrew, the "Tall Tree Capital of Canada," along with the economic and environmental benefits of preserving ancient forests like Avatar Grove on Vancouver Island.
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Six of the many images that are depicted on AFA's greeting cards, including Big Lonely Doug, an old-growth sunset, waterfall, the San Juan Spruce, Cheewhat Giant, and Avatar Grove

AFA Greeting Cards are on sale for 20% off until August 31st!

AFA greeting cards, with photos taken by TJ Watt, are all on sale for 20% off all summer!
AFA's TJ Watt stands in a brutal cutblock that used to be an Old-Growth Management Area.

Times Colonist: Canada’s logging industry is seeking a wildfire ‘hero’ narrative

The Times Colonist debunks BC's and Canadian forestry associations' aim to tell a story that places them as the 'hero' in a fight against BC wildfires.
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A man in a blue jacket stands beside a massive old-growth cedar in a forest.

The Narwhal: Did BC keep its old-growth forest promises?

As the BC election looms, the Narwhal analyzes what progress has been made on implementing the old-growth forest recommendations and what more needs to be done.
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The photos you see on this website were captured by AFA Photographer, Campaigner, and Co-Founder, TJ Watt. TJ has been photographing both the beauty and destruction of BC’s old-growth forests for over a decade now and his images play a vital role in making these remote areas visually accessible for people across the globe.