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A listing of events and happenings with Raincoast Conservation Foundation

A bear stands ready: poster for a Safeguard Coastal Carnivores event in Vancouver

Safeguard Coastal Carnivores with Patagonia Vancouver, August 9

The Raincoast Conservation Foundation and Coastal First Nations are working together to help end the trophy hunting of all large carnivores in the Great Bear Rainforest. We have already acquired the trophy hunting rights in approximately 30,000 square kilometres of BC’s Great Bear Rainforest, permanently ending commercial trophy hunting of ...
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BC Bear Day 2018, April 7

BC Bear Day, April 7, Capilano University

Come celebrate BC Bear Day this Saturday. Raincoast and its partners are hosting a free family friendly event for the community to learn more about bears. Join us this Saturday, April 7th from 1:00 to 4:00pm. Join us for a free family afternoon, rain or shine! Bring the family for ...
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A clear day at Turn Point, on the Salish Sea.

30th Salish Sea Ecosystem Conference in Seattle

This week Raincoast will join hundreds of scientists, First Nations and tribal government representatives, policy makers, community members and conservationists at the 30th Salish Sea Ecosystem Conference, in Seattle. As the largest and most comprehensive conference focused on the Salish Sea, the event is an important opportunity to progress this ...
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Luke Wallace events coming up in Tofino and sidney on behalf of Safeguard Coastal Carnivores campaign.

Live performances by musician Luke Wallace

Join Raincoast and musician Luke Wallace this Spring in Sidney and Tofino for two evenings in support of Raincoast’s campaign to Safeguard Coastal Carnivores. Luke will share songs from his latest album, Us. The album was recorded in in eight different locations all across BC. Each song highlights a different ...
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Achiever rests in the water, while a bear sniffs the air in the foreground on an outcropping of land.

What next for coastal carnivore conservation?

The end of grizzly hunting across BC, announced in late 2017, was a seminal conservation win that Raincoast, Coastal First Nations, a variety of organizations and members of the public, including you, worked hard to secure. It is something to celebrate. With celebration and our next steps in mind we ...
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Tall Tales, Long Lenses, Book cover by John E. Marriot

Events: Tall Tales, Long Lenses and Wildlife Conservation with John E. Marriott

Join renowned wildlife photographer John E. Marriott and the Raincoast Conservation Foundation for an evening of inspiring stories about BC’s wildlife and its conservation. John will share stories and photographs from his latest book, Tall Tales, Long Lenses - My Adventures in Wildlife Photography, then Raincoast’s Ross Dixon will discuss ...
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A closeup of an eagle with snowflakes resting on their head.

At Sea: the Secret Lives of Marine Birds

Join Killam Postdoctoral Fellow and Raincoast Conservation Scientist, Dr. Caroline Fox for a photo presentation based on her research and award winning book, At Sea with the Marine Birds of the Raincoast. At Sea: the Secret Lives of Marine Birds by Dr. Caroline Fox Thursday, October 5th, 7:00pm to 9:00pm ...
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A Raincoast scientist walks through the tall grass to get to the shores of the Lower Fraser for salmon testing.

Celebrating wild salmon conservation with Michael Snyder, April Bencze and guests

Join us on Wednesday, September 13th from 7pm to 9:30pm at Patagonia in Vancouver for food, music, photography and stories that celebrate the foundation of the coast. This event is hosted by Patagonia Vancouver and Raincoast. Music by Rick Buckman Coe. Stories and more by April Bencze. Photos and more ...
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Trophy the movie

Film screening and discussion of Trophy on Wednesday

Join us on Wednesday, April 26, at The Vic Theatre: 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM, 808 Douglas Street, Lkwungen Territory. Find this event on Facebook. The trophy hunt is particularly on our minds at this time of year as the Spring hunt opens across British Columbia. Perhaps more than ever, ...
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A bear sits in the water: Join us for a screening of the award winning film, Trophy

Join us for a screening of the award winning film, Trophy

Join Raincoast Conservation Foundation, Humane Society International, Lush Cosmetics North America, Wildlife Defence League and others for a screening of Trophy at The Vic Theatre. Wednesday, April 26, The Vic Theatre 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM 808 Douglas Street Lkwungen Territory Get the event Poster (PDF) Find this event on ...
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Orcas at Risk: April 18, Mary Winspear Centre, Sidney, BC

Tuesday April 18, 2017 Mary Winspear Centre, Charlie White Theatre 6:00 pm: Bar & displays 7:00pm: Presentation Music by Reverie on twitter Sponsored by Maple Leaf Adventures ...
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Two bear cubs wrestle

BC Bear Day at Capilano University

Parents and children of all ages are invited to attend Capilano University's 2017 BC Bear Day Celebration. Raincoast is co-sponsoring this event along with the North Shore Black Bear Society and CapU EarthWorks. This event will run from 1:00 to 4:00pm on Saturday, April 1st at the Cedar Courtyard of ...
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