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Raincoast blog is the place to find the thoughts and musings from Raincoast scientists and team members, about the work we’re doing in the field, on Achiever, in the lab, and with public.


Doing Science that Matters

Megan Adams

Published on 2014.10.17 | by Raincoast | in Raincoast Blog

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I should have known I would become an ecologist. As a child, I always seemed to catch a salamander while waiting for the school bus, or bring home precious flowers to press through the seasons…

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Raincoast art available for display and purchase

Painting by Alan Wylie of sea lions on a rocky haulout

Published on 2014.10.08 | by Raincoast | in Raincoast Blog

Many pieces from the Art for an Oil-Free Coast initiative are still available for purchase or viewing. Generous local galleries and sponsors are hosting the art…

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A “beary” epic field season – by Lia Chalifour

Young grizzly bear exercising his omnivory through herbivory

Published on 2014.08.31 | by Raincoast | in Raincoast Blog

I’m sitting in Calgary but my heart is back in the Great Bear Rainforest, where I spent two months working with Raincoast’s bear research project……

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Bear work in Heiltsuk Territory – Guest blog by Ayla Brown

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Published on 2014.06.27 | by Raincoast | in Raincoast Blog

“So what are you doing anyways?” People have been asking me this a lot recently. Answer: Setting up hair snares in the Great Bear Rainforest…

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Kick off to Bella Bella Bear Season

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Published on 2014.05.28 | by Raincoast | in Raincoast Blog

The 2014 field season of grizzly research in the Great Bear Rainforest is underway; being led by Raincoast and the Heiltsuk Nation…

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Stellar start: launching the 2013 field season

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Published on 2013.05.21 | by Heather Bryan | in Raincoast Blog

Standing on a rocky outcrop, our field team spots a boat moving towards us on the horizon. As the boat approaches, we see our fellow bear researchers from Kitasoo Territory waving and grinning…

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Oil pipelines – a spiritual and artistic view

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Published on 2012.12.03 | by Raincoast | in Raincoast Blog

Times Colonist blog by Sherry Kirkvold
In the beginning, some say it was Raven who brought light to the world…

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The Koeye Exchange

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Published on 2012.08.16 | by Raincoast | in Raincoast Blog

Raincoast crew made its annual migration to the Koeye River to support the Heiltsuk Youth camp on BC’s central coast…

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Another great grizzly research season in Heiltsuk Territory

20012 Field Team (photo by Chris Darimont)

Published on 2012.06.12 | by Kyle Artelle | in Raincoast Blog

This year we had the fortune of reuniting with some dear old friends! We were visiting an estuary where the Raincoast team had watched a momma grizzly and three cubs…

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