The project we are undertaking is to create a breach in the North Arm jetty
With the ongoing support of our community of supporters, protecting this land in perpetuity will become a reality.
Globally, only 15.5% of the world’s coastal regions remain ecologically intact. In British Columbia, the Fraser River Estuary has already lost 85% of its floodplain habitat and over 100 species that live there are at risk of extinction. Now, they face another threat.
The Kitasoo Xai’xais and Gitga’at Nations are proposing to close black bear hunting within their respective territories in a small area of the Great Bear Rainforest with the highest concentration of Spirit bears.
This brings our fundraising total for the first three weeks of our campaign to $152,000!
KELÁ_EKE Kingfisher Forest is located on the Traditional Territory of the W̱SÁNEĆ people and is home to rare and threatened ecosystems characteristic to the Coastal Douglas-fir biogeoclimatic zone.
Mere days into our 18-month fundraising campaign, a $75,000 matching gift has been pledged.
Eliminating commercial trophy hunting in the Great Bear Rainforest will give us and our guests on the Afterglow I the chance to enjoy thriving, healthy ecosystems and we are proud of the small role we played in making this happen.
Last week we launched our campaign to stop commercial trophy hunting in the Southern Great Bear Rainforest Tenure and we were met with so much support that we’ve already raised $145,110 of our total goal of $1.92 million – that’s 7%!
At 18,239 km2 it covers a quarter of the Great Bear Rainforest.
This capacity will complement – but not replace – the capacity of government agencies and industry, and is intended to deliver expert technical support to First Nations and communities.
Plastics from just about every sector can now be found all over the world – from mountain tops to the seafloor, from the Arctic to the Antarctic, and from our homes to the ocean. A modern-day scourge that is blighting remote beaches and shorelines, getting mistaken for food by wildlife, and getting into the foods…