Doug Brown: A Raincoast Guiding Star

Doug Brown is Raincoast Conservation Foundation’s renaissance man. While his primary role is to manage Raincoast’s field station in the heart of the Great Bear Rainforest on British Columbia’s central coast, Doug contributes a wide array of skills to our organization and his community.

As our field station manager, Doug makes our field crews and visitors feel like they are at a home away from home.  This is not solely due to his friendly and hospitable character.  He is the one that keeps the internet streaming, the hot water pouring, and the dock floating – all relative luxuries in a remote landscape with the fiercest of weather…

The full version of this article was published in the Seaside Times August 2011 Issue. Keep reading on page 8.

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Our new mobile lab will enable the Healthy Waters Program to deliver capacity, learning, and training to watershed-based communities. We need your support to convert the vehicle and equip it with lab instrumentation. This will allow us to deliver insight into pollutants of concern in local watersheds, and contribute to solution-oriented practices that protect and restore fish habitat.

Sam Scott and Peter Ross standing in front of the future mobile lab, which is a grey sprinter van.