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Meet Lauren, Raincoast’s new development coordinator

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Lauren Duboisset-Broust started with Raincoast three months ago. We wanted to help you get to know her better through a Q&A. Hopefully it gives you a sense about her vision of environmental development and donor communities and why we are so happy to have her as part of the team.  Tell us a little bit…
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Measuring trees – introducing our new “how-to” video series

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We are thrilled to be releasing video tutorials on how to measure trees that we co-created with Nerdy About Nature! We’ve learned so much from Ross Reid, the ‘nerd’ behind Nerdy About Nature, so when we were thinking about making this video resource, teaming up with him to co-create tutorial videos on how to measure trees seemed like the perfect idea.

Press releases

Lia Chalifour stands in the waters and tall grass of the Fraser River estuary taking measurements.

New study shows importance of estuary habitats for threatened Chinook salmon in the Fraser River

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Sidney BC. A new study published recently used salmon ear bones (otoliths) and genetic fingerprinting to confirm the importance of the Fraser estuary for juvenile Chinook salmon. Previous estuary researchers suspected these habitats were of high importance to young Chinook, but this study confirms that Harrison River Chinook, which migrate quickly to the estuary after emerging from the gravel, remain there for an average of six weeks.

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