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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It’s AFA’s 14th birthday!

We're celebrating our 14th birthday on February 24th and all we've accomplished this year together. Will you celebrate with us by giving just $14?

Mowachaht/Muchalaht awarded $15 million to protect old growth and salmon

A project to protect a significant portion of Mowachaht/Muchalaht territory has been pledged $15 million from the federal government, fueling an initiative to save old growth and salmon populations in Nootka Sound over the next generation.
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First Nation creating new Salmon Parks to protect fragile ecosystems

The Campbell River Mirror covers the 650² km of forest, rivers, old growth and shoreline that are to be protected by the Mowachaht/Muchalaht First Nation.
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AFA’s Recommendations for the BC Government’s Draft Biodiversity and Ecosystem Health Framework

Here are AFA's recommendations for the draft Biodiversity and Ecosystem Health Framework to ensure it achieves the paradigm shift old-growth forests in BC so desperately need.

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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.