Our Mission

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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Canada accused of putting its timber trade ahead of global environment

December 2nd, 2022 The Guardian Weeks before Cop15 in Montreal, leaked letter to EU shows host tried to water down deforestation regulations The Canadian government has been accused of putting its…
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Before COP15, Conservation Groups call on BC Government to Commit to Funding and Targets to Expand Protected Areas in BC

BC has a chance to protect the most endangered ecosystems and promote community economic, social and cultural well-being linked to nature conservation - and also to finally end the War in the Woods over old-growth forests.
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Giant trees still fall amid old-growth funding lag for B.C. First Nations

November 27, 2022 Toronto Star By Brenna Owen British Columbia has asked First Nations if they want old-growth forests set aside from logging, allowing time for long-term planning of conservation…
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Before and after photos show devastating effects of intensive logging on B.C.’s old-growth forests

November 22, 2022 Canadian Geographic  By Madigan Cotterill  Conservation photographer TJ Watt advocates for the protection of old-growth ecosystems by documenting the loss of giant trees For…
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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.