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Watersheds 2020 Forum – some lessons from the Lower Fraser River

The Lower Fraser river as seen from the air with city in the background.

Published on 2020.10.14 | by Kristen Walters, Lower Fraser River Salmon Conservation Program Coordinator | in Events

Raincoast will be hosting a session titled, ‘Watershed governance in a complex geography: Lessons and updates from the Lower Fraser Working Group’. This session will occur on Friday, October 16th at 1pm PST…

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Wolf School with Chris Darimont

Wolf School with Chris Darimont.

Published on 2020.09.22 | by Ross Dixon, Communications & Development Director | in Events

The last episode of this “semester’s” Wolf School looks toward existing and emerging solutions to the conservation of wolves in British Columbia. Raincoast’s Director of Science, Dr. Chris Darimont, will also look back to share how his mentor, Chester “Lone Wolf” Starr, influenced him, all of our wolf research and the direction of Raincoast’s conservation work on BC’s coast…

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Indigenous perspectives on the wolf

Wolf on a rock with guest photos above.

Published on 2020.09.14 | by Ross Dixon, Communications & Development Director | in Events

From creation stories to Indigenous-led reintroduction and contemporary carnivore coexistence, Indigenous peoples have long shared space and time with, and story of, wolves. From day one Raincoast’s wolf research has been shaped by Indigenous knowledge and knowledge holders…

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Join us for episode 4 of Wolf School with Cristina Mittermeier

Episode 4 of Wolf School with Cristina Mittermeier.

Published on 2020.09.08 | by Ross Dixon, Communications & Development Director | in Events

Many of you will recognize Cristina’s iconic images of coastal wolves and wildlife around the world. Cristina is also a pioneer in the field of conservation photography. She was a founding member of the International League of Conservation Photographers and also established conservation charity SeaLegacy…

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Wolf School Episode 3 with biologist Dr. Heather Bryan

Wolf School with Heather Bryan.

Published on 2020.08.31 | by Ross Dixon, Communications & Development Director | in Events

After our fantastic second episode with the Wolf Conservation Center’s Regan Downey last week, our next wolf school session will feature another inspiring scientist and educator, Dr. Heather Bryan. Now an Assistant Professor in Ecosystem Science and Management at the University of Northern BC, Heather has played a critical role in Raincoast’s work on coastal wolves and bears for many years…

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Your invitation to Wolf School

A close up on the face and mouth of a wolf with white and grey markings while it howls.

Published on 2020.08.13 | by Ross Dixon, Communications & Development Director | in Events

With close family ties and complex communication, wolves live lives that humans can easily empathize with across cultures. Yet, the wolf is still persecuted, including here in BC…

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Spirits of the Coast – live event

Jess Housty, Misty MacDuffee and others on a panel about the book, Spirits of the Coast.

Published on 2020.07.06 | by Raincoast | in Events

Join us on July 22 for an unique evening bringing together contributors from the book, Spirits of the Coast. Hear from Jess Housty, Nikki Iyolo Sanchez, Misty MacDuffee and Eric Mazimpaka, as they discuss their own connection to killer whales…

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Come experience the Kitlope – the next hunting tenure where we plan to safeguard coastal carnivores

A bear stands in the long grass on the shores of the Kitlope.

Published on 2020.06.11 | by Raincoast | in Events

On June 17 from 7-8pm Pacific, join Raincoast’s Brian Falconer and Alex Harris to find out how the Safeguarding Coastal Carnivores campaign is progressing, and hear stories from Brian, who has long been involved in protecting the Kitlope…

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Coastal Insights: Raincoast’s education program goes live

Salish Sea Emerging Stewards stand together on a gulf island.

Published on 2020.05.12 | by Nate Glickman, Education & Outreach Associate & Maureen Vo, Education and Development Coordinator | in Events

Spring marks the anticipated shift in seasons; as the days get longer, new shoots emerge and bird songs become a welcome daily tune. Typically, it represents an exciting time for Raincoast science teams with the start of our busy field season and work throughout iconic regions of British Columbia’s coast. The Achiever takes to BC’s […]

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Stories from the Magic Canoe, Victoria on November 21st

Stories From the Magic Canoe of Wa'xaid, by Cecil Paul.

Published on 2019.10.25 | by Raincoast | in Events

This November we are inviting you to an evening conversation with author Briony Penn, Raincoast’s Brian Falconer, and photographer Alex Harris, hosted by CBC’s Bob McDonald. They’ll share stories about one of North America’s most important Indigenous leaders, Wa’xaid, Cecil Paul and the watershed he helped protect. Find this event on Facebook. November 21st, UVic […]

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BC Bear Day photography exhibit

Close up of a painting of a golden grizzly.

Published on 2019.09.20 | by Raincoast | in Events

As part of BC Bear Day – this Sunday in North Vancouver – you can view a fantastic collection of wildlife photography that will, of course, include BC Bears. You can take a sneak peak below, and we hope you can view them in person.  The event is hosted in the stunning heritage status Pipe-Shop, […]

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Co-existence a focus for this year’s BC Bear Day

Grizzly bear sits in the water, for BC Bear Day, Vancouver 2019, with sponsor logos at the bottom.

Published on 2019.08.22 | by Ross Dixon, Communications & Development Director | in Events

whether you bring your family for the afternoon, or join us in the evening, mark your calendar for the 22nd September and the Pipe-Shop in North Vancouver. Bears deserve the opportunity to co-exist and this is your opportunity to play a part…

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