Spirits of the Coast brings together the work of marine biologists, Indigenous knowledge keepers, poets, artists and storytellers, united by their enchantment with the orca.
This installment is the second in a series of several articles seeking to explore the ways ecosystems differ between the islands within the Coastal Douglas-fir (CDF) biogeoclimatic zone. Rob Brockley, President of the Gabriola Land and Trails Trust, explains the ways topography, soil conditions, and increasing development pressure have influenced and continue to shape the…
In this article, Elke Wind describes the amphibian species common to the Coastal Douglas-fir biogeoclimatic zone; identifies their preferred habitat types; and makes recommendations for strengthening amphibian protection.
On June 23rd, the teachings from these sessions will be mobilized at an in-person gathering we are calling the Solutions Session.
he Year of the Salish Sea initiative will highlight stewards, artists, storytellers, and both in-person and virtual events happening from June 2022-2023 in the Salish Sea ecosystem region.
With just seven days left in our matching campaign, Islands Trust Conservancy (ITC) has announced a contribution of $5,000 from their Opportunity Fund to help us reach our final goal.
We are currently accepting applications from Indigenous people (specifically women, two-spirit and femme-identifying) to join us on board Raincoast’s education and research vessel, Achiever for a five-day expedition.
To help us reach this ambitious goal, we are extending the deadline of the campaign to June 8th, 2022, World Ocean Day and the first day of the Year of the Salish Sea.
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.
Coastal Douglas-fir forests and associated ecosystems exist at the interface between land and water on the edge of the Salish Sea. With a long legacy of land stewardship by Coast Salish Nations, the ecological communities characteristic to this region are abundant and diverse. Since non-Indigenous arrival in the area, aggressive land conversion due to logging…
In 2021, Raincoast welcomed a new marine operations manager and Captain, Drew Grav-Graham, to the team. Having made the jump from the ecotourism industry, Drew brings a wealth of experience and renewed enthusiasm for SV Achiever and the marine program. Diving straight into months of seabird surveys off the west coast of Vancouver Island in the winter…
n 2020, a federal review panel concluded that the Terminal 2 shipping expansion project would have significant adverse and cumulative effects to populations of Fraser Chinook.