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…
Allison Dennert has joined our Wild Salmon Program team as a Quantitative Salmon Ecologist.
KELÁ_EKE Kingfisher Forest has been secured as an essential piece of a larger nature corridor.
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…
Raincoast’s focus at COP 15 has extended beyond our usual BC-based conservation focus to advance ways to implement these world-wide biodiversity targets.
It has been less than a year since we launched our campaign to permanently protect KELÁ_EKE Kingfisher Forest and together we have already raised over $2 million.
As we move into the last thirty days of our collaborative campaign to purchase and protect this 45 acre forest, we are reflecting on all of the reasons why conserving this habitat and others like it is so important.
To celebrate the end of the year, we are so happy to be able to offer matching campaigns on two of our most urgent fundraising initiatives.
We’ve been working behind the scenes to design, build, and deploy a mobile, community-oriented lab in support of healthy waters in BC.
With an approved development plan in place, a road already built, and 15 wells drilled, the “Harbour Hill Subdivision” would have soon claimed this piece of maturing coastal forest and wetland that had so far managed to escape development.
EcoFair provided opportunities for land based education.
Raincoast has been selected as a finalist to win a Land Rover Defender 130.