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Raincoast Conservation Foundation

We use rigorous, peer-reviewed science and community engagement to further our conservation objectives. We call this approach ‘informed advocacy’ and it is unique amongst conservation efforts. We investigate to understand coastal species and processes. We inform by bringing science to decision makers and communities. We inspire action to protect wildlife and their wilderness habitats.

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The Sitka donation-o-meter is at $313,000!

Update: closing in on securing the Nadeea tenure

We now have bids on a number of pieces and we’ve sold limited editions prints. Thanks to numerous donations, large and small, we have now raised $313,182…

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

The Bateman Centre will serve as a backdrop for this unique photography collection with contributions from April Bencze, Tavish Campbell, Karen Cooper, Colleen Gara, Bertie Gregory, Melissa Groo, Brad Hill, John Marriott, Cristina Mittermeier…

A Grizzly bear looms close up in the background - The Collective logo in the foreground.

Coastal carnivore conservation in the Pacific Northwest – The Collective, Seattle

Proceeds from the event will help secure a fourth commercial trophy hunting tenure, the Nadeaa tenure, that will add protection in the Great Bear Rainforest…

Women in Conservation, One Shot for Coastal Carnivores.

A night to celebrate women in conservation

Join us at the Robert Bateman Centre to learn from, engage and celebrate female Indigenous partners, scientists, journalists, business owners, and philanthropists supporting conservation efforts to safeguard coastal carnivores of British Columbia…

A grizzly bear stands on a river bank looking down, with mist and clouds floating behind it in the Great Bear Rainforest.

Join us for the Vancouver launch of our new photography show

A little over a week ago I was sitting in the magnificent estuary of the Khutze River, watching a grizzly bear mom with her three spring cubs, and scanning the estuary for wolves. I was sharing this place with others who are passionate about protecting the wildlife that calls this place home. I feel an […]


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