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Posted October 22, 2011

THANK YOU to all those involved with the ancient forest rally!

On Thursday, Oct. 20th, the Ancient Forest Alliance held our "Rally and Info Night for BC's Ancient Forests and Forestry Jobs" and what an incredible night with a great turnout of nearly 400 people!

Ancient Forest Alliance, October 22, 2011

THANK YOU to all those involved with the ancient forest rally!
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Stage and crowd at the very start of the night. The crowd increased another 30% in size over the next half hour!
Photo by TJ Watt

On Thursday, Oct. 20th, the Ancient Forest Alliance held our "Rally and Info Night for BC's Ancient Forests and Forestry Jobs" and what an incredible night with a great turnout of nearly 400 people! See the photo gallery here.
 
The Ancient Forest Alliance would like to extend a HUGE THANKS to;
 
- The HUNDREDS of dedicated supporters who attended and stood up for the protection of BC's ancient forests and forestry jobs.

- Local musician Vince Vaccaro for playing his great new song "Silence in the Trees". Listen here: http://vincevaccaro.bandcamp.com/track/silence-in-the-trees 

- The great speakers and presenters;

Gisele Martin - Tlaoquiaht cultural educator and tourism operator

Robert Morales - Hul'qumi'num Chief Treaty Negotiator

Judith Sayers - Hupacasath member and UVic adjunct professor

Jens Wieting - Sierra Club of BC campaigner

Arnold Bercov - Pulp, Paper, and Woodworkers of Canada president (local 8) 

Norm Macdonald - MLA for Columbia River-Revelstoke and Opposition Critic for Forestry 

Ken Wu & TJ Watt– Ancient Forest Alliance co-founders

- Kim Old from Kold Design for creating the awesome event poster!

- James at PosterLoop Media for displaying our rally poster around town.

Metropol Print Shop for donating their time to get our hardcopy posters up on all the poster poles in Victoria.

- And all of the volunteers who phoned and invited our supporters, put posters up all over town, and helped setup the night of the event!

THANK YOU ALL!!!

 

 


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