Islands in the Salish Sea are experiencing a worsening seasonal water deficit.
Forest Conservation Program Director Shauna Doll made a delegation to Islands Trust Council urging them to incorporate biodiversity protection.
Together this community of practice has been developing new approaches to manage growing concerns around the degraded condition of BC’s forests.
Raincoast scientists have been engaging in work related to conservation action on the Gulf Islands for many years.
Widely misrepresented and misunderstood, bats are fascinating creatures with an essential role to play in ecosystem functionality.
It has been less than a year since we launched our campaign to permanently protect KELÁ_EKE Kingfisher Forest and together we have already raised over $2 million.
This article is a synthesis of the key takeaways from that series to address the twin biodiversity and climate crisis on a local scale.
Field notes from a group of youth learning about restoration and conservation on Pender Island.
The project takes a watershed-wide scope to improve understanding of both existing and historical ecological conditions. The first question we aim to answer is: how has modification via forestry, fire, wetland drainage, etc. influenced hydrological dynamics, availability and quality of freshwater (i.e. source drinking water), and local forest ecology? We seek to find answers to…
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.
This installment is the first of several articles seeking to explore the ways ecosystems differ between the islands within the Coastal Douglas-fir (CDF) biogeoclimatic zone. Adam Huggins, Restoration Coordinator with the Galiano Conservancy Association (GCA), explains the ways topography, historic land use, and shifting economies have influenced and continue to shape the ways CDF forests…