The Year of the Salish Sea is a youth-led initiative that aims to bring together existing coastal and ocean stewardship work through public engagement.
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,…
Briony Penn is well known in BC for her tireless devotion to protecting endangered species and sensitive ecosystems in British Columbia.
With the ongoing support of our community of supporters, protecting this land in perpetuity will become a reality.
This brings our fundraising total for the first three weeks of our campaign to $152,000!
It is well known among foresters and ecologists in British Columbia that the Coastal Douglas-fir (CDF) biogeoclimatic zone is among the most threatened assemblages of habitats in the province.
more about complex environmental issues and the options for better environmental policy and protection in the Gulf and Howe Sound islands.
We posed some questions to Ross Reid, of Nerdy about Nature, so you can get to know him better.
We are hosting a webinar on July 28th at noon to decode the complexities of tree and forest protection policy within the jurisdiction of the Islands Trust.
The preservation and protection of BC’s Gulf Islands “for the benefit of residents of the trust area and of the province generally” has been charged to the Islands Trust. However, recent decision-making has demonstrated that a majority of Local Trustee’s are focusing on different priorities. In February, Raincoast submitted feedback as part of a public engagement process seeking input on the Islands Trust Policy Statement in two areas: climate change and affordable housing within the Islands Trust area.
Later this month, Raincoast, along with partners, will be hosting a workshop exploring the feasibility of implementing carbon stewardship projects on the Gulf Islands and across the Coastal Douglas-fir (CDF) zone in the Salish Sea. This workshop aims to establish a civic and Indigenous community of learners. Our goal is to collaboratively develop a nature-based climate project financed from conservation, restoration and improved ecosystem management.
We are excited to announce that together with the Pender Islands Conservancy, we have raised the funds required to purchase and permanently protect S,DÁYES Flycatcher Forest on North Pender Island…