Education Coordinator, Pascale, recounts a week of whales, bears, and camp games at QQS Projects Society’s Koeye River Camp.
Achiever went back to its roots, supporting Raincoast scientists doing in-house marine mammal research, facilitating government scientists surveying marine birds, and hosting youth trips.
We are excited that Pascale Campagna-Slater joined our team this spring!
Early morning, mid-October, I wake to the scent of coffee on Raincoast’s research and education vessel, Achiever.
We are currently accepting applications from Indigenous people (specifically women, two-spirit and femme-identifying) to join us on board Raincoast’s education and research vessel, Achiever for a five-day expedition.
In 2021, Raincoast welcomed a new marine operations manager and Captain, Drew Grav-Graham, to the team. Having made the jump from the ecotourism industry, Drew brings a wealth of experience and renewed enthusiasm for SV Achiever and the marine program. Diving straight into months of seabird surveys off the west coast of Vancouver Island in the winter…
Since 2016, our Salish Sea Emerging Stewards (SSES) program has been empowering young conservation leaders by connecting youth to place through immersive land and boat-based learning.
Raincoast recently began a partnership with Tsawwassen Nation to support Environmental Stewardship programming for youth. The program provided local youth with opportunities to learn about stewardship, environmental restoration and career development.
“What would your ‘management plan’ for the Salish Sea be?” I ask the youth gathered. We are having a conversation about wild Pacific salmon and Southern Resident killer whales with Misty MacDuffee.
Raincoast’s Guide Outfitter Coordinator and Ship Captain, Brian Falconer shares about his experience on the Marine Debris Removal Initiative.
We are very pleased to have five passionate students joining our team for the summer. Over the summer, these five youth will contribute to several of our programs, while developing their own skills.
W̱SÁNEĆ youth, Peter Underwood, shares about his trip on Raincoast’s research vessel, Achiever, in the Salish Sea.