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Events Calendar

A listing of events and happenings with Raincoast Conservation Foundation

A school of red salmon are visible underwater with a beach and forest in the background.

Join us for a webinar on salmon as a foundation species on the coast

Salmon are an icon of coastal BC and considered a foundation species. A 'foundation' species is different from the more familiar term keystone species. A keystone species has an influence on its environment that is disproportionate to its abundance. Like the keystone in a masonry arch, its removal can have ...
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Stories From the Magic Canoe of Wa'xaid, by Cecil Paul.

Stories from the Magic Canoe, Victoria on November 21st

This November we are inviting you to an evening conversation with author Briony Penn, Raincoast’s Brian Falconer, and photographer Alex Harris, hosted by CBC’s Bob McDonald. They’ll share stories about one of North America’s most important Indigenous leaders, Wa’xaid, Cecil Paul and the watershed he helped protect. Get your ticket ...
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End of summer beach clean up.

Join Raincoast and Surfrider on the beach this summer

Join us at Ross Bay, Victoria, Saturday August 24th, 11am to 1pm. From a young age, I was always drawn to the water. To me, it was more than just an essential resource, but a source of joy as I investigated intertidal zones and played in the waves. As time ...
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Artifishal, the movie by Patagonia, showing at Cinecenta at UVic.

One night only – Patagonia’s Artifishal screening at the University of Victoria

Join us on Tuesday, August 27, at 7:00 pm for a film screening of Patagonia’s documentary, Artifishal, at the University of Victoria’s Cinecenta theatre located in the Student Union Building. Artifishal examines the harmful effects hatcheries and fish farms have on wild salmon populations, and as a result how ecosystems ...
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One Shot for Coastal Carnivores, in Whistler at Audain Art Museum.

One Shot for Coastal Carnivores set to open at Audain Art Museum in Whistler

This December the last showing of our One shot for Coastal Carnivores photography exhibit will open at the Audain Art Museum in Whistler, Saturday 8th December. We will announce some exciting news about our efforts with Coastal First Nations to permanently end commercial trophy hunting in the Great bear Rainforest ...
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One Shot for Coastal Carnivores comes to the Robert Bateman Centre in Victoria in November.

Join Raincoast in Victoria to view this unique exhibit and help us stop commercial trophy hunting

After a fantastic launch in Vancouver we are looking forward to sharing our One Shot for Coastal Carnivores show with our home crowd in Victoria. We hope to see you at one of the nights at the Bateman Centre; there are three great opportunities to join us. With less than ...
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Women in Conservation, One Shot for Coastal Carnivores.

A night to celebrate women in conservation

Although science has traditionally been a male-dominated field, my motivation to pursue it came largely from women I read about and watched on TV. Jane Goodall and Rosalind Franklin were early inspirations, having paved the way for female scientists today. My current mentors are nowadays all around me; I work ...
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The warm interior lights and beautiful images of the Karen Cooper Gallery show through the evening darkness on Granville Island.

Join us at the Karen Cooper Gallery on Granville Island

On the 23rd of October we launch the One Shot for Coastal Carnivores exhibit in Vancouver. Contributing photographer Karen Cooper will be hosting us at her gallery on Granville Island. The video below gives you a sense of both Karen’s work and the first space in which you’ll be able ...
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A wolf walks across the eel grass in the intertidal zone.

Unique wildlife photography collection coming this fall

Raincoast has long recognized the value of photography as a tool to inspire and so we are excited to announce that this fall we’ll be unveiling a unique photographic exhibit - One Shot for Coastal Carnivores. Donated pieces will be auctioned to support efforts to permanently end trophy hunting throughout ...
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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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