You can find Raincoast at the Moss Street Market on Saturday, August 6th from 10am-2pm and at the Esquimalt Farmers Market on Thursday, August 18th from 4:30-7:30pm.
Collecting your stories and/or observations of change will not only broaden understanding of CDF ecosystems, but it also provides an opportunity for community engagement and science to work collaboratively.
Registered environmental charity, Transition Salt Spring has partnered with experts and organizations from across the Coastal Douglas-fir biogeoclimatic zone, including Raincoast Conservation Foundation, to provide a model for on-the-ground, multidisciplinary, multisectoral, and collaborative climate action. We interviewed Ruth Waldick from Transition Salt Spring to learn more about Maxwell Creek Watershed project. What is the Maxwell…
Eleven and half thousand years ago is a mighty long time for a major forest ecosystem. Yet, that is how long Coastal Douglas-fir forests have existed on Canada’s west coast, longer than most other forested biogeoclimatic zones in British Columbia!
After thousands of years of evolution alongside Coast Salish peoples, the story of Coastal Douglas-fir forests and associated habitats is inseparable from the story of those who shaped them.
The third and last contribution of Parks Canada to The Story of the Coastal Douglas-fir (CDF) forests series, three scientists working in the Gulf Islands National Park Reserve share their knowledge of the legacy of fire in the region and explore the logistics and challenges of present day fire management.
Between now and June 8th, a limited amount of the following gifts will be available to those who make donations.
According to Parks Canada social scientist, Stephanie Coulson, rebuilding relationships between humans and place is essential to establishing a culture of conservation.
Dr. Lora Morandin, Research and Conservation Director for Pollinator Partnership and Pollinator Partnership Canada, highlights the importance of pollinators in the CDF and supplies recommendations for how to support them.
Every Thursday between May 12th and June 9th, our group of collaborators will be joined by a panel of three experts for a virtual educational session exploring the landscape-level impacts of human decision-making.
In this article, Dr. Nancy Turner identifies consultation with First Nation communities as the missing piece in land management practices in the CDF region.
This interview with Dr. Rachel Holt, co-author of the stark report: Old growth: Last stand for biodiversity, contributes to the story of Coastal Douglas-fir forests through the lens of old growth protection. Dr. Holt also presents policy options to safeguard the forests that remain. What are the forest values of the Coastal Douglas-fir (CDF) zone…