Welcome

The Central Westcoast Forest Society is a registered charity based on Vancouver Island, BC. The CWFS works with a variety of private and public sector partners restoring aquatic and forest ecosystems while providing educational and recreational opportunities.

Photo: Jeremy Koreski

CWFS is replaced old culverts and highway infrastructure that blocks fish passage

Restoring Fish and Wildlife Access

Roads and highways were constructed without much consideration for fish or wildlife corridors. Central Westcoast Forest Society is working to restore and reconnect damaged or fragmented habitat by replacing and upgrading failing infrastructure.

Photo: Restoring Fish and Wildlife Access

PLAY > Bringing Back the Light

Central Westcoast Forest Society is happy to announce the release of its third film entitled Bringing Back the Light

Photo: CWFS Film Release

Restoring the Damage Done

Ecological restoration is the process of assisting the recovery of an ecosystem that has been degraded, damaged, or destroyed.

wild, pacific salmon, restoration, needs your help

Please Help Restore Wildlife Habitat

Your contribution will ensure this important work continues. Photo courtesy of Jeremy Koreski, jeremykoreski.com.

Photo: Jeremy Koreski

Read the Report

The 2015-2016 Year End Report is finished and available to read or download from the website. Read about the restoration work that we completed last year!

Winter Speaker Series

Join CWFS for our second annual Winter Speaker Series held in Ucluelet, BC. Talks will be held on the second Thursday of each month. Learn more about upcoming speakers here.

Bringing Back the Light

Central Westcoast Forest Society is happy to announce the release of its third film entitled Bringing Back the Light. This film speaks to the practice, the methods, and the need for forest habitat restoration in British Columbia's temperate rainforests.