Maxwell Creek Watershed Project Field Files Part 2: Developing surveying methodologies 

Maxwell Creek Watershed Project Field Files Part 2: Developing surveying methodologies 

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…

The story of Coastal Douglas-fir forests: Living within rather than apart from the places that sustain us

The story of Coastal Douglas-fir forests: Living within rather than apart from the places that sustain us

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…

Between now and Earth Day, every dollar donated to KELÁ_EKE Kingfisher Forest will be doubled!

Between now and Earth Day, every dollar donated to KELÁ_EKE Kingfisher Forest will be doubled!

The purchase and permanent protection of this property is an ambitious undertaking by Raincoast and our partners at the Pender Islands Conservancy Association. We must raise $2.1 million. In pursuit of this goal, today we released our campaign video to introduce our community to KELÁ_EKE Kingfisher Forest with an announcement: between now and Earth Day,…