AFC Announcements

Artists for Conservation
2014/01/29
The boys are a-boomin’ the girls are a-choosin’, and the season is a cruisin’!

There were rumors, late in 2013, that the precious rimu trees might produce a good crop this year. On Whenua Hou, the available rimu mast is what triggers females to have a good breeding season. And indeed, somehow the males are attuned to this chord: the boys were a-boomin' this year!

2014/01/27
AFC Festival Returns to Vancouver in 2014

Vancouver, BC., CANADA - January 27, 2013 - Artists for Conservation (AFC) is pleased to announce the return of their signature event to Vancouver in 2014. The 4th annual AFC Festival will take place from September 26th through October 5th, at Grouse Mountain Resort in North Vancouver, BC. RE/MAX is returning as the title sponsor of the event.

Artists for Conservation
2014/01/17
A Kakapo Adventure

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In early February 2011, I was between bird patients on a busy and slight irritating day at Arizona Bird Clinic. I needed to check email for some pending lab work on a little patient. I saw a message from the Kakapo Recovery Team. Naturally I thought they were asking for money...

Murray Phillips
2013/12/10
AFC Appoints Murray Phillips to Board of Directors

Vancouver, BC., CANADA - December 2, 2013 - Artists for Conservation is pleased to announce the appointment of renowned artist and environmental advocate, Murray Phillips, as member of AFC's Board of Directors.

2013/11/29
2013 AFC Festival Photo Blog

This past fall, AFC launched the 3rd annual Artists for Conservation Festival, celebrating nature's beauty and diversity with a spectacular art exhibit and a host of inspiring art and environmental education programs. The event welcomed public of all ages with a variety of interests - fine art, environment and conservation. It also brought together over forty AFC artists, a small army of dedicated volunteers, and supporters including RE/MAX, Deeley Harley Davidson Canada, our gracious host, Grouse Mountain and many other supporters and patrons.

2013/11/16
Caribbean American's Honors Guy Harvey
CARAH celebrates Jamaican filmaker, Oceanographer, Artist - Guy Harvey

Jamaica-born, world-famous marine wildlife artist, oceanographer and film-maker, Dr Guy Harvey, is one of the notable Caribbean Americans to be honoured at the 20th Annual Caribbean American Heritage (CARAH) Award Gala to be held on November 22 at the J.W. Marriott in Washington, DC.

Harvey will receive the Luminary Award. He is being honoured for his career as a diver, oceanographer, angler, film-maker, and marine biologist.

2013/11/16
Jeremy Paul's photos are showstoppers

The Isle of Man Photographic Society was delighted to welcome Dr Jeremy Paul, a regular visitor to the society and a very popular speaker, as was proved by a large and enthusiastic audience.

Dr. Paul is a world-class wildlife artist, a category winner of the BBC Wildlife Artist of the Year competition for the three consecutive years 2010-2012, and exhibitions of his work have been held in a number of leading international galleries.

2013/11/05
Guy Harvey Receives Top Florida State Honor

AFC Signature Member, Dr. Guy Harvey, was honored in October with the Florida House on Capitol Hill’s 2013 Distinguished Artist Award. This award is presented annually to an artist who has created work reflecting Florida’s culture, environment, history or people and has achieved significant recognition from their peers.

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