Land protection in some of Canada’s most threatened terrestrial habitats

Land protection in some of Canada’s most threatened terrestrial habitats

Raincoast established the Forest Conservation Program (formerly known as the Gulf Islands Forest Project) in 2019 with the intention of exploring pathways to strengthen protection of the rare and threatened habitats characteristic to the Coastal Douglas-fir (CDF) zone, particularly on the Gulf Islands. However, land in this region is disproportionately under private ownership, unlike the…

Meet Auston Chhor, Raincoast’s new Wild Salmon Governance and Policy Analyst

Meet Auston Chhor, Raincoast’s new Wild Salmon Governance and Policy Analyst

Auston Chhor has joined our growing Wild Salmon Program team as a Governance and Policy Analyst. He will focus on addressing the myriad of threats facing salmon habitats in the Lower Fraser River by progressing governance frameworks, policies, funding structures, and field research initiatives. Auston has a BSc in Biology from Queen’s University and a…