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Reports and Books

As a natural extension of our primary scientific literature, Raincoast also compiles popular reports designed to inform the public, stakeholders, and decision makers on conservation issues relevant to coastal British Columbia.

Recent Reports & Books

Special Committee on Sustainable Aquaculture – Final Report Volume 1

Report to the Government of British Columbia from the Government-appointed Special Committee on Sustainable Aquaculture, volume 1. The Legislative Assembly of British Columbia. ISBN 978-0-7726-5787-9 SPSA Final Report Vol 1 ...
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Special Committe on Sustainable Aquaculture – Final Report – Volume 2

Report to the Government of British Columbia from the Government-appointed Special Committee on Sustainable Aquaculture, volume 2. The Legislative Assembly of British Columbia. ISBN 978-0-7726-5787-9 Appendix - Economic Impact Study ...
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Small Stream Surveys report cover overlayed on a black and white photo of a small forest stream.

Small Streams Survey Report (2006)

This report documents 127 previously undocumented salmon-bearing streams surveyed on BC's central coast between 2003-2006 in Heiltsuk Territory. Small Streams Survey Report (PDF) Summary Small stream surveys were carried out ...
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Juvenile Salmon Migration Mapping: A Pilot Study in Roscoe Inlet

The purpose of this pilot study was to investigate whether it is feasible to undertake a large-scale juvenile salmon migration mapping project on the central coast. View the report in ...
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Salmon in the Great Bear Rainforest

This popular summary gives an overview of the importance of salmon in the ecosystem and Raincoast’s work to protect the abundance and diversity of salmon. Salmon in the Great Bear ...
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Death by a Thousand Cuts: The importance of small streams on British Columbia’s central and north coasts (2005)

This report describes the role of small salmon runs in the overall structure and genetics of salmon populations. It is a response to the increased effort of federal monitoring of ...
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Wayward Course: British Columbia’s Failure to Meet Protected Areas Standards for Grizzlies

British Columbia Fails to Meet Protected Areas Standards for the Conservation of Grizzly Bear (Ursus arctos) Populations and Habitat in the Northern Great Bear Rainforest. Dr. Brian L. Horejsi and ...
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A critical assessment of the BC Central Coast Land & Resource Management Plan

This report is a critical assessment of protection for key wildlife & salmon habitats under the proposed BC Central Coast Land & Resource Management Plan undertaken by Dr. Paul Paquet, ...
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Scientific Criteria for Evaluation and Establishment of Grizzly Bear Management Areas (2004)

Grizzly Bear Management Areas (GBMAs) have been a focal part of the British Columbia (BC) government's Grizzly Bear Conservation Strategy since 1995, and the BC government's Independent Scientific Panel again ...
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Scientific Criteria for Evaluation and Establishment of GBMAs: Exec Summary

Executive summary and recommendations only. View the report in .PDF ...
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Crossroads: Economics, Policy and the Future of Grizzly Bears in British Columbia (2004)

Crossroads assembles a wide range of information from a variety of sources to present an overview of an important component of BC's economy. The information and analysis relate to revenue ...
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Preliminary Modeling of Deer Winter Range in Heiltsuk Territory of the Central Coast of British Columbia (2003)

The Raincoast Wolf Project has modeled winter range habitat for deer in Heiltsuk Territory on the Central Coast. Habitat that is important for deer is also important for wolves, other ...
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