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

PLAY > Restoring the Atleo River Film

Central Westcoast Forest Society produced a film that gives an insightful look at what restoration means to people that depend on salmon.

Photo: CWFS Film Release

CWFS Team at Work

Members of the Central Westcoast Forest Society hard at work. Photos courtesy of Jeremy Koreski, www.jeremykoreski.com.

Photo: Jeremy Koreski


Central Westcoast Forest Society, together with Parks Canada, is working to repair the damage done by historic logging practices so that salmon can once again flourish in this watershed.

Sign up! Fishing Workshop

CWFS is always looking for creative ways to educate people and offer opportunities to learn and be inspired by the natural environment. This February we are offering an introductory Fly Fishing & Stream Ecology Retreat. Contact us for more details.


Central Westcoast Forest Society is excited to announce the release of a beautiful and insightful film that highlights the restoration work we are involved in on the Atleo River.