The Ancient Forest Alliance (AFA) is a BC registered not-for-profit society, founded in 2010, working to protect BC’s endangered old-growth forests and to ensure a sustainable, second-growth forest industry. The AFA works to document endangered ancient forests through photography and video; organizes hikes, rallies, and presentations; meets with key politicians and opinion leaders; organizes letter-writing and petition-drives; trains and supports local old-growth activist groups; and garners news media coverage to raise large-scale public awareness.
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Volunteer opportunities are available in outreach (petition drive, newsletter distribution, tabling, hosting screenings/letter-writing potlucks), fundraising, boardwalk construction, event support, and some special opportunities for those with expertise in design, mapping, scientific research, or other relevant fields. If interested, please get in touch and let us know whether you are in Victoria, Vancouver or elsewhere, and if there are any specific volunteer positions that interest you!