British Columbia Ancient Forests News
Posted November 1, 2011
Public Hike to the Avatar Grove - Saturday, Nov.5th.
Come out and learn about the ecology and politics surrounding BC's endangered old-growth forests and experience the grove's gnarly redcedars and giant Douglas-firs first hand!
Ancient Forest Alliance, November 1, 2011
*** Note - New meeting place for the fall/winter hikes!
Join the Ancient Forest Alliance's Ken Wu and TJ Watt for a hike to the Avatar Grove this coming Saturday. Come out and learn about the ecology and politics surrounding BC's endangered old-growth forests and experience the grove's gnarly redcedars and giant Douglas-firs first hand!
- Meet at 1:00pm in Port Renfrew at the Port Renfrew Hotel/Pub (It is located in town on the right-hand side of the road a short distance after passing the Coastal Kitchen Cafe). Upon arrival, please watch to see how parking is being organized to keep space open for general business costumers.
- Leave in a convoy to the Avatar Grove.
- Hike the Avatar Grove and finish by 4:00pm
IMPORTANT – MUST READ!
***THIS IS A WILDERNESS AREA***
Only those with a moderate hiking ability and comfortable hiking on rugged terrain with fallen logs, steep slopes, and no official trail, and with a firm sense of balance, can come on the hike. All participants will be required to sign a waiver form.
*No dogs. They can disturb wildlife including bears, elk, deer, cougars, wolves, raccoons, and Sasquatch in the area.
*Participants must bring their own snacks, water, proper clothing and footwear for all weather conditions, medical requirements, and wonderful attitude!
*Be sure to support the local community by buying food and other items in town!
*Directions and a Google map to the Avatar Grove from Port Renfrew can be found at: http://www.ancientforestalliance.org/directions-avatar-grove.php
Please let us know if you’re coming and how many people you’ll be bringing, so we can get a sense of our numbers.
You can email us at: firstname.lastname@example.org
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