The story of Coastal Douglas-fir forests: An ecosystem on the edge

The story of Coastal Douglas-fir forests: An ecosystem on the edge

This interview with Dr. Rachel Holt, co-author of the stark report: Old growth: Last stand for biodiversity, contributes to the story of Coastal Douglas-fir forests through the lens of old growth protection. Dr. Holt also presents policy options to safeguard the forests that remain. What are the forest values of the Coastal Douglas-fir (CDF) zone…

Between now and Earth Day, every dollar donated to KELÁ_EKE Kingfisher Forest will be doubled!

Between now and Earth Day, every dollar donated to KELÁ_EKE Kingfisher Forest will be doubled!

The purchase and permanent protection of this property is an ambitious undertaking by Raincoast and our partners at the Pender Islands Conservancy Association. We must raise $2.1 million. In pursuit of this goal, today we released our campaign video to introduce our community to KELÁ_EKE Kingfisher Forest with an announcement: between now and Earth Day,…

The story of Coastal Douglas-fir forests: The “right” management

The story of Coastal Douglas-fir forests: The “right” management

Despite significant losses to biodiversity and connectivity in the Coastal Douglas-fir forests of southern British Columbia, management regimes continue to honor practices that value profits over preservation. According to this interview with registered professional forester, Satnam Manhas, management practices that consider ecology first are required to maintain ecological and economic viability. What is the Coastal…