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

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

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

Schooner Dunes

CWFS, in parter with Pacific Rim National Park Reserve (PRNPR), was able to successfully restore a section of the Schooner Cove sand dunes in March of 2017. Learn more about the work completed by CWFS and PRNPR at Schooner Cove here. 

Pacific Traverse Trail

CWFS, in partner with Pacific Rim National Park Reserve (PRNPR), Tla-o-qui-aht First Nations and Current Environmental Consulting, was happy to participate in amphibian salvaging before the clearing of the the Pacific Traverse Trail (PTT) in February 2017. Learn more about the PTT and CWFS involvement here. 

New Apparel

Show your support the Central Westcoast Forest Society. We have new merchandise in stock, hoodies, hats, pins and t-shirts are now avalaible. All proceeds go towards restoring wildlife habitat on the west coast of Vancouver island.