Get involved. It takes a community.

You’ve heard the expression – “It takes a village to raise a child.”   We like to say – “It takes a community to save a forest.”   We call this community, a Conservation Community.  We’re looking for people who share our vision, who want to learn more about how people can live within the forest while keeping it intact, healthy and vibrant for generations to come. Discover how you can get involved, whether it’s through property ownership, participating in a broom bash or learning about conservation from one of our sustainabilty site visits.

You’re Invited!

Check out our community events including:  The Big Tree Festival, Sustainability Site Tours, Open House, Native Plant Rescue and Broom Bash - click here.

Keep Informed

We provide an easy-to-read newsletter to everyone who registers here for our periodic newsletter. We promise not to overwhelm your inbox.

Do you live or are you travelling to VancouverIsland?  We conduct Sustainability Site Tours – click here.  Or contact us to request a tour of:

Elkington Forest Conservation Community, 35 minutes north of Victoria, British Columbia, accessible by ferry from Canada and the United States; and 

Everwoods, the original Conservation Community on Cortes Island, accessible by ferry from Vancouver Island.

Does your group or event need a keynote speaker, panelists or consultants?

Please contact us. TSF and the Living Forest socialenterprise have provided their expertise to:

- Local civic, municipal and regional governments.

- Environmental, non-governmental and land trust organizations.

- Community groups, churches and service organizations.

Contact us to contribute to the Trust for Sustainable Foresty (TSF) to help with: 

- Funding a scholarship for an international, sustainable forestry student to learn about ecosystem based forestry.

- Funding the purchase/conservation of forested lands that would otherwise be clear cut.

- Defraying travel costs for TSF representatives to speak to a gathering and to hold educational seminars.

We often say “nature is not a place to visit, it is home.”

Visit our Media Gallery for a virtual nature break. Or check out our blog.

Don’t be shy! In the spirit of collaboration, we value what you’re learning about better ways to care for the earth.  Let us know what you’ve discovered.  Join us on our Facebook and Twitter or drop us an email. Our Team would love to hear from you.