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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SALMON PARKS: Inside a movement to conserve Pacific Northwest old growth

The Seattle Times covers The Nuchatlaht and Mowachaht/Muchalaht First Nations' efforts to establish a number of Salmon Parks in their unceded territories that would protect hundreds of square kilometres of ancient forests, salmon watersheds, and previously logged areas in need of restoration.
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A woman wearing a magenta jacket stands in front of a massive Sitka spruce in an old-growth forest.

NOW HIRING! Project Coordinator & Campaign Assistant

Ancient Forest Alliance is hiring a Project Coordinator & Campaign Assistant, whose primary focus is supporting the AFA’s old-growth campaign through planning, implementing, and coordinating engagement, education, mobilization and fundraising projects.
A male Williamson's Sapsucker clinging to a Pine Tree

Sapsucker housing crisis: endangered woodpecker ‘condos’ are being clear cut

Almost two decades after the Williamson’s sapsucker was listed as endangered under Canada’s Species at Risk Act, the BC government continues to sanction logging in the bird’s old-growth forest critical habitat.
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Two northern spotted owls sit side-by-side on a branch

BC extends ban on old-growth logging for two years to assist endangered spotted owl’s recovery

On Friday, the province announced it had extended the suspension of old-growth logging activity in the Fraser Canyon's Spuzzum and Utzilus watersheds for two more years to help with the recovery of the critically endangered spotted owl.
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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.