Dr. Peter S. Ross to lead a new water contaminants program
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Dr. Peter S. Ross to lead a new water contaminants program

There is an urgent need for a more comprehensive approach to monitoring water pollution in British Columbia. For these reasons, and more, we are excited to announce that Dr. Ross is leading the new Healthy Waters Program at Raincoast. He will bring new focus, and new reach, to our efforts to safeguard salmon, whales, and people.

Measuring trees – introducing our new “how-to” video series

Measuring trees – introducing our new “how-to” video series

We are thrilled to be releasing video tutorials on how to measure trees that we co-created with Nerdy About Nature! We’ve learned so much from Ross Reid, the ‘nerd’ behind Nerdy About Nature, so when we were thinking about making this video resource, teaming up with him to co-create tutorial videos on how to measure trees seemed like the perfect idea.

Welcome to Pender Island, where the destruction of a globally rare ecosystem is ongoing

Welcome to Pender Island, where the destruction of a globally rare ecosystem is ongoing

The Islands Trust was created to protect the unique ecosystems of BC’s Gulf Islands, without being given the authority to do so. But rather than protecting the ­environment from potentially harmful human activities, the Islands Trust is now protecting human activities that harm the environment.

No comprehensive strategy to protect ancient forests in BC

No comprehensive strategy to protect ancient forests in BC

Shauna Doll, Raincoast Gulf Islands Forest Project Coordinator, submitted a letter to The Honourable Katrine Conroy, Minister of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development (FLNRO), and The Honourable Nathan Cullen, Minister of State for Lands and Natural Resource Operations on March 30th.

Permanent protection of S,DÁYES Flycatcher Forest now within reach!

Permanent protection of S,DÁYES Flycatcher Forest now within reach!

In November, when Raincoast teamed up with the Pender Islands Conservancy to purchase 13-acres of Coastal Douglas Fir forest on S,DÁYES, North Pender Island, we were given 6-months to raise the required funds. Now, less than three months later, and thanks to your overwhelming generosity, we are only $4,018 away from reaching our goal…

The home stretch to permanently protect S,DÁYES Flycatcher Forest

The home stretch to permanently protect S,DÁYES Flycatcher Forest

It was in late November when we launched our initiative to purchase and permanently protect the S,DÁYES Flycatcher Forest. We determined the sale price and set our goal to raise $395,000 by April. Now, less than 2 months into our 6 month fundraising campaign, we are less than $20,000 away from meeting our target…

Explore S’DÁYES Flycatcher Forest: Webinar, video and fundraising update

Explore S’DÁYES Flycatcher Forest: Webinar, video and fundraising update

On December 1st, Raincoast and Pender Islands Conservancy announced a match funding campaign in support of protecting S’DÁYES Flycatcher Forest on North Pender Island: we will be gifted $50,000 if we can raise the same amount with individual donations.  We are now only $12,000 away from unlocking this $50,000! Can you help bring us to…