Defend ancient forests
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Urgent! Our ancient forest ecosystems are at risk!
Call for an immediate moratorium on old growth logging while the 14 recommendations of the Old Growth Review Panel are implemented.
In 2020 the Old Growth Review Panel called for a paradigm shift in how we manage BC's forests. We need to recognize that ancient forests have intrinsic value for all living things and should be managed for ecosystem health, not just for timber sales.
We cannot talk and log. Less than three percent of BC's ancient trees are left. Once these ancient forest ecosystems are gone, they're gone forever.
2020 A New Future for Old Forests: report from the Old Growth Review panel.
2020 BC's old growth forest: less than 3% left.
2020 Before and After photos of old-growth logging in Caycuse Watershed.
2021 Q&A with Garry Merkel from the Old Growth Review panel
2021 Explainer: Five ways B.C.’s new forestry plan sets the stage for more old-growth conflict
2021 Auditor General's report: ineffective management of forests