Meet Samantha Scott, Raincoast’s new Water Quality Coordinator

Meet Samantha Scott, Raincoast’s new Water Quality Coordinator

Sam has joined our Healthy Waters Program team as a Water Quality Coordinator. She assists Dr. Peter Ross in the implementation of community-based research into water quality in various watersheds around southern British Columbia.  Sam received her Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from Simon Fraser University. While studying at SFU she had the opportunity…

Purchase a new Raincoast tumbler to help protect Southern Resident killer whales

Purchase a new Raincoast tumbler to help protect Southern Resident killer whales

We are so excited to launch our new Southern Resident tumblers. We sourced them from Miir choosing their Climate+ model which boasts no new plastic, 25% less stainless steel, is BPA free, and double-wall vacuum insulated. It can hold 16 oz of hot or cold liquid and has a splash proof lid. They feature art…

We supported the US District Court decision to halt the Southeast Alaska troll fishery, but the US appeal court did not

We supported the US District Court decision to halt the Southeast Alaska troll fishery, but the US appeal court did not

Last week, Raincoast sent a letter in support of the US District court decision to halt the Southeast Alaska troll fishery during the summer and winter seasons. The SEAK troll targets migrating Chinook, over 90% of which are not salmon from Alaska. These Chinook are prey for endangered Southern Resident killer whales as they migrate…

Lessons from Wolf School and the launch of our new series

Lessons from Wolf School and the launch of our new series

When I watched the first season of Wolf School as a graduate student in 2020, I never imagined I would be hosting its second season nearly three years later. Now, as director of Raincoast’s Wolf Conservation Program, it’s a dream come true to have the opportunity to engage with experts and provide accessible educational programming…

New patches support our work to stop trophy hunting

New patches support our work to stop trophy hunting

We have raised 52% of our $1.92 million goal to stop commercial trophy hunting in the Southern Great Bear Rainforest tenure. Being our longest running campaign to date, we’ve already purchased five tenures, with the support of our First Nations partners, protecting coastal carnivores in over 38,000 km2 of the Great Bear Rainforest.  To get…