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Posted December 23, 2011

NEW Posters, Winner of Lichen Auction, Canada’s Mossiest Rainforest TV Clip!

Ancient Forest Alliance Dec.23rd Newsletter, December 23, 2011

NEW Posters, Winner of Lichen Auction, Canada’s Mossiest Rainforest TV Clip!

Dec. 23 AFA Newsletter - 3 Items (1. Donate/New Posters, 2. Anne Hansen wins!, 3. News Clip of “Fangorn Forest”):
 
 
1. Please support the AFA during the last stretch of 2011 – your donation will go furthest with us, we are about the leanest environmental organization in BC with the largest impact!  You can:
 
DONATE any amount, whether $5 or $500, it all adds up! Donate:

  • Securely online at www.AncientForestAlliance.org/donations.php  
  • Phone us with your credit card at 250-896-4007
  • Mail a cheque to:  Ancient Forest Alliance, 706 Yates Street, PO Box 8459, Victoria, BC  V8W 3S1
  • TODAY, Dec.23 is our last day you can come to our office cubicle to donate in person between 12:00 - 6:30 pm at 827 Broughton St. in Victoria, after which we will be closed.
  • Give a Gift Donation to the AFA on behalf of a friend or family member at: www.ancientforestalliance.org/donations.php

PURCHASE our AFA gift products, including our NEW POSTERS of Canada’s biggest trees (featuring the Cheewhat Giant, San Juan Spruce, and Avatar Grove’s Gnarly Tree) as well as greeting cards, postcards, stickers, and prints see www.ancientforestalliance.org/store/ Order them by phoning us at 250-896-9007 or come to our office cubicle at 827 Broughton St. today (see above). We will have an online store soon too.
 
 
2. WINNER! Victoria artist Anne Hansen makes winning bid in the New Species Conservation Auction!
 
Victoria artist Anne Hansen, aka. Oystercatcher Girl (see http://oystercatchergirl.blogspot.com/), made the winning $4000 bid for the naming rights to a newly described species of old-growth forest lichen loaned by UBC’s lichen curator Trevor Goward to the AFA as a fundraiser. Congratulations Anne!  She has named the lichen Bryoria kockiana, after her late husband Henry Kock, a renowned environmentalist and horticulturalist who was the public face of the University of Guelph Arboretum for many years.
 

 
3. Canada’s Mossiest Rainforest in the news recently!
 

 
Have a great Holiday Season and thank you all so much for your generous support for our incredible Ancient Forests. We couldn't do it without you!
 
Ken Wu, TJ Watt, Joan Varley,
Ancient Forest Alliance.

 
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