Massive red cedar resembling rock wall discovered in Ahousaht territory

Giving the illusion of a rock wall, a massive western red cedar tree in Ahousaht territory near Tofino in Clayoquot Sound has been named one of Canada’s most impressive trees by conservationists on Vancouver Island.

1,000 year old tree found on Flores Island to be protected

Nearly two decades into his hunt for B.C.’s biggest trees, it takes a lot to blow away Ancient Forest Alliance campaigner and National Geographic explorer TJ Watt. A tree on Flores Island has done just that.

BC big tree hunter documents grandest old-growth tree he’s ever seen

TJ Watt says Western red cedar near Tofino is a 46-metre-tall leviathan of a biodiverse ecosystem.

VIDEO: Canada’s most impressive tree?

Check out this video on CTV News covering what we believe to be the most impressive tree in Canada.

Existence of massive, ‘mind-blowing’ old-growth tree revealed in Clayoquot Sound

An enormous old-growth cedar tree has been identified in Vancouver Island’s Clayoquot Sound, possibly dating back over a millennium.

A sea of green old-growth in the Central Walbran Valley

Recent Updates on Old-Growth Deferrals in BC

Great news — the logging deferral in the Central Walbran valley was extended last year until March 2024 and the deferral at Fairy Creek has now been extended as well until February 2025.

A man in a red jacket stands beside a massive western redcedar trunk in an old-growth forest.

CanGeo: “Big tree hunters: saving the last untouched* areas of the planet”

How a niche British Columbia-based community is working to bring attention to the importance of old-growth forests.

A man in a blue jacket stands beside a fallen western redcedar.

Old-growth cedars harvested because of database errors, says environmental group

AFA is urging the province to make changes to its forest mapping process after documenting a recent clear cut on northern Vancouver Island.

A man in a blue jacket stands inside the base of a logged western redcedar in the middle of a massive clearcut on northern Vancouver Island.

The Guardian: Images of felled ancient tree a ‘gut-punch’, old-growth experts say

Shocking photos of chopped-down tree in western Canada highlights flaws in plan to protect forest from loggers, activists say.

A man in a red jacket stands beside the base of a fallen western redcedar among a giant clearcut of hundreds other old-growth trees.

Ancient Forest Alliance renews call for provincial funds to defer old-growth logging

The Ancient Forest Alliance is renewing its call on the BC government to commit hundreds of millions of dollars to protect old-growth forests.