Entries by Kristen Bounds

2022 Holiday Office Closure

Hello Ancient Forest Friends! Please take note: The AFA Office in Victoria will be closed from Saturday, Dec. 24th to Monday, Jan. 2nd. We will reopen on Tuesday, Jan. 3rd with regular business hours. Any AFA merchandise orders received during this time will be shipped on or after Wednesday, Jan. 4th. Thank you for your […]

Thank you to our recent business supporters!

We would like to give a HUGE thank you to the following businesses and individuals for generously supporting the old-growth campaign: West Coast Trail Express Inc. for their generous donation Wild Coast Perfumery Ltd for their long-standing and continued support Taylor Burk for donating 10% of proceeds from their old-growth prints iilo Creative Alliance inc. […]

Thank you to all who attended our 2022 Year-End Celebration & Fundraiser!

Thank you to all who attended the Ancient Forest Alliance’s amazing 2022 Year-End Celebration & Fundraiser last week at the Victoria Event Centre! Below are a few snapshots of the evening. It was wonderful to connect in person again and we are grateful to have such a passionate, kind, and generous community standing with us! […]

BC Government Commits to Doubling the Protection of Lands in BC to 30% by 2030 and Creating a New Conservation Financing Mechanism to Help Establish IPCA’s

The AFA commends the BC government for committing to protecting 30% of lands in the province by 2030, including through the creation of new Indigenous Protected and Conserved Areas, which would double what is currently protected in legislated areas in BC. A directive has also been given to “develop a new conservation financing mechanism to support protection of biodiverse areas.”

Reminder! Deadlines for holiday orders are fast approaching!

Friendly reminder, if you’re planning on ordering gifts that support ancient forests this holiday season, please place your order by the following deadlines to increase your likelihood of receiving your gifts before Christmas Day (for orders in Canada only): Dec 8th: Photo prints Dec 12th: All other AFA gear Dec 13th: Printed & mailed certificates […]

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 domestic timber industry ahead of the global environment, following a leaked attempt to water down the world’s most ambitious regulations on deforestation-free trade. Weeks […]