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Climbers scale Big Lonely Doug in Pacheedaht territory against a bluebird sky.

Financial Review: Why we should embrace tall-tree tourism

This article explores tall tree tourism in Port Renfrew, the "Tall Tree Capital of Canada," along with the economic and environmental benefits of preserving ancient forests like Avatar Grove on Vancouver Island.

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Thanks for the support at our Year-End Celebration & Fundraiser!

Thanks to all who attended and/or supported our 2023 Year-End Celebration & Fundraiser, where you helped us raise $5,284 for old-growth protection.

Thank you to our recent business supporters!

A big shout out to the following groups supporting the AFA’s ancient forest campaign: For their August fundraiser, M!LA Plant Based in Vancouver is donating $1 from each sale of two menu features: the Stand By Me cocktail and Spring Pea Tart Anthex and collaborators organized a digital music fundraiser inspired by the majestic Avatar […]

New economic report highlights need for funding to support Indigenous-led old-growth protection and sustainable economic development.

The Ancient Forest Alliance has released a report that considers the economic implications of protecting old-growth forests when taking ecosystem services like carbon storage, recreation, tourism, salmon habitat, and other values into account. The study, which took 2.5 years to complete, uses old-growth forests near Port Renfrew, in the territories of the Pacheedaht and Ditidaht […]

Photos: Bugaboo Ridge Ancient Forest

See new photos of the at-risk ancient forests along the ridgeline of Bugaboo Creek near Port Renfrew in Pacheedaht territory

B.C. is flunking on old-growth forests, environmental report card says

Premier John Horgan is getting failing grades when it comes to protecting B.C.’s old-growth forests, according to a report card issued by a coalition of environmental groups on Thursday.

Conservationists welcome old-growth panel report and positive first steps by BC government to address old-growth crisis

Victoria BC – The Ancient Forest Alliance (AFA) is celebrating the BC government’s announcement today that it will defer logging in nine areas, including world-famous Clayoquot Sound, and protect some of BC’s biggest trees while it works to develop a new provincial approach to old-growth management. But they say much more work urgently needs to […]

Blockades halt logging road construction into untouched watershed

A third blockade has been set up on Edinburgh Mountain to stop logging corporation Teal-Jones from road building and logging in ancient forests in unceded Pacheedaht territory near Port Renfrew. Read on for more details.

Photos: Granite Creek Logging Adjacent to Fairy Creek

See our latest photo gallery highlighting old-growth logging and road building by Teal-Jones in the Granite Creek watershed near Port Renfrew, BC.

Protesters showcase massive old yellow cedar as Port Renfrew area forest blockade continues

The Williams Lake TribuneAugust 14th, 2020 9.5-foot-wide yellow cedar measured by Ancient Forest Alliance campaigners in Fairy Creek watershed Government and company officials continue to avoid comment as an environmental blockade near Port Renfrew reached its fifth day Friday. Attempts by Black Press media to speak to representatives of logging company Teal Jones and area […]