Ancient Forest Alliance offers inside look at Royal Roads forest

The environmental group that made Port Renfrew’s Avatar Grove famous across Canada is offering a walking tour of the forest at Royal Roads University as part of a fundraising effort.

The environmental group that made Port Renfrew’s Avatar Grove famous across Canada is offering a walking tour of the forest at Royal Roads University as part of a fundraising effort.

The Ancient Forest Alliance founders Ken Wu and TJ Watt are offering a by-donation nature hike of the rare Coastal Douglas Fir ecosystem on the campus, a small portion of which is original old-growth.

Victoria Natural History Society president Darren Copley and Royal BC Museum collections manager Claudia Copley will also be on hand to discuss the flora and fauna of the 565-acre property, which holds the second largest Douglas fir tree in Greater Victoria.

The tour runs from the Cedar building, from 1 to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 27. Park near the Mews Conference Centre.

See www.ancientforestalliance.org or email info@ancientforestalliance.org.

 

 

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