Raincoast Conservation Foundation

Raincoast is a team of scientists and conservationists empowered by our research to safeguard the land, waters, and wildlife of coastal British Columbia. We investigate to understand coastal species and processes. We inform by bringing science to decision-makers and communities. We inspire action to protect wildlife and wildlife habitats.

Healthy Waters Program

Healthy Waters Program
Water is essential for life and is shared among all living things. Water creates and sustains healthy habitats for salmon and for killer whales, and provides drinking water for people.

Protecting killer whales

Protecting killer whales
Raincoast uses science, public education and the courts to protect Canada’s endangered salmon-eating killer whales. But their survival requires your voice and action….

Stop Terminal 2 Expansion

Stop Terminal 2 Expansion
Doubling the size of the Deltaport shipping terminal next to the Tsawwassesn Ferry Terminal will destroy vital habitat in the Fraser estuary and put further stress on endangered killer whales, Fraser Chinook salmon and many other threatened species.

Fraser Estuary Research

Fraser Estuary Research
As part of our efforts to understand habitat use, mitigate, and stop habitat destruction in the Fraser River Estuary, we study juvenile salmon