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.

Recent articles

Losing Ground: The decline in fish and wildlife law enforcement capability in BC and Alaska

Authored by Dr. Brian Horejsi, Losing Ground analyzes the respective conservation enforcement capabilities of coastal BC and southeast Alaska. A comparison of the two jurisdictions reveals an enormous gap in enforcement capability between BC and Alaska. In every component compared, fish and wildlife enforcement capability in coastal BC did not measure up to Alaska fish…

Losing Ground: Executive Summary

Authored by Dr. Brian Horejsi, Losing Ground analyzes the respective conservation enforcement capabilities of coastal BC and southeast Alaska. A comparison of the two jurisdictions reveals an enormous gap in enforcement capability between BC and Alaska. View the report in .PDF

Intra-hair stable isotope analysis implies seasonal shift to salmon in gray wolf diet

Darimont, C.T., and T.E. Reimchen. 2002. Intra-hair stable isotope analysis implies seasonal shift to salmon in gray wolf diet. Canadian Journal of Zoology 80: 1638-1642. View the paper in PDF

Wolf Project Journal, August 2002

In our last dispatch we had not yet learned of the locations of the 2002 “home sites”, where wolves give birth and care for their young. Wolves are habitual creatures but our early spring searches had failed to locate the sites in areas they had been the previous year. By mid August, however, we found…

Journal of the Wolf Project – June 2002

After a long winter analyzing last year’s samples and data, our team is happy to be back in the footsteps of rainforest wolves. This spring was good to us – the “wolfiest ” session to date. We saw 17 different wolves from five different packs, and many of them several times. Each day we come…