Family Day at Fairy Creek: Supporting Land Defenders

This event has already taken place.

Saturday, Nov 6th 11 am -  4 pm

Organized by Parents 4 Climate and Elders for Ancient Trees to show support for Bill Jones, the Land Defenders and the Old Growth! If you have wanted to show your children this magical place now is your chance. Let us be your guides for this safe and inspiring experience.

  • RSVP to [email protected] to receive more details about driving out together.

  • RSVP to take the bus to [email protected] (you must be double vaccinated and wear a mask).

  • Bring food, water and dress appropriately - come self-sufficient

Can’t make it to Fairy Creek?  You can still show support by signing the Ancient Forest Alliance petition and contacting your elected representatives.

This is an estimate of time and events. Things may change depending on weather and road closures. Please RSVP to receive the latest communication. 

8 am

Leave for Fairy Creek  

Take the community bus with Elders for Ancients or drive your own vehicle. If you drive from Victoria, head to Port Renfrew. We will be meeting at Fairy Creek, Roadside Camp. We will send you a map with directions for the exact location. 

This takes approx. 2.5 hours but you may want or need to stop for a short break along the way. *Note - check road conditions before leaving.

11 am

Circle with Bill Jones at Roadside Camp. You will be met by Parents 4 Climate members Erin (Bunny), Kate (June bug), and Faro. We will then have a circle with Bill Jones, the Elders for Ancients along with the rest of the Fairy Creek crew.  

*Note - this can be a very busy road with fast moving vehicles so keep children off the road.

12 pm

Lunch - bring your own food and water

12:30 pm

Drive to Eden Grove

*Note - there will be some driving on gravel roads.

1 - 1:30 pm

Walk 2km in to Eden Grove. 

*Note -If there is heavy rain we may only go as far as Avatar Grove

1:30 - 3 pm

Bathe in the Magic of the Old Growth Forest

3 - 3:30 pm

Walk out

4 pm

Drive home tired but inspired to protect Old Growth and support the Land Defenders.