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On our way to securing the Nadeea tenure

A Sitka Spruce shows how much money we've already raised: $150,000.

We launched the campaign to raise $500,000 to purchase the Nadeea commercial hunting tenure the end of November. Now on behalf of Raincoast and our Coastal First Nations partners, I’m happy to report significant progress…

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Next step for safeguarding large carnivores in the Great Bear Rainforest

A wolverine stands in a stream below a log overhead, with a salmon head hanging from its mouth.

Raincoast Conservation Foundation, with the support of Coastal First Nations, has struck a deal to buy a fourth trophy hunting licence in the heart of the Great Bear Rainforest. The exclusive commercial licence covers an area of more than 2,300 square kilometres of rich habitat for large carnivores, including grizzlies, black bears, Spirit bears, wolves…

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Challenging terrain biggest hurdle in cougar hunt, tracker says

By Cindy E. Harnett, Times Colonist August 31, 2011

Monday’s attack is extremely rare and Parks Canada says public protection is a key mandate. However, Paul Paquet, senior scientist for Raincoast, who has a doctorate in zoology, said protection of wildlife is also in the mandate…

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Cougar protection urged

By Ken Manning – North Island Gazette
Published: January 27, 2011

Say the word “cougar” on the North Island and people pay attention. Say that cougars need our protection, not vice versa, and you are probably in for an argument…

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The Magic of Cougars

Times Colonist
January 22, 2011

Cougars help make Vancouver Island what it is. Most of us never see one. But their existence confirms that the wildness at the heart of this land has not been lost as humans have claimed more and more space for their own….

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