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The Will of the Land

Peter Dettling’s new book “The Will of the Land” takes an important look at wolves and grizzlies in the region of Banff National Park. Peter is a remarkable photographer and advocate for wildlife. The foreward is written by Raincoast’s Dr. Paul Paquet…

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Raincoast Wolves posterchild

BC’s unique coastal wolves grace the cover of the Journal of Biogeography.  The current issue features work by Raincoast scientists that concludes BC coastal wolves should be considered a distinct management unit (ESU) that warrant conservation. Journal of Biogeography    Volume 36, Issue 8, 2009.

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The Last Wild Wolves (2007)

The last wild Wolves: Ghosts of the Great Bear Rainforest (2007). By Ian McAllister and Raincoast’s Dr. Chris Darimont, with foreword by Raincoast’s Dr. Paul Paquet. Published by Greystone Books. 100% of Darimont and Paquet’s revenues were donated to the Qqs Society in support of science and cultural youth camps at Koeye.

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A critical assessment of the BC Central Coast Land & Resource Management Plan

This report is a critical assessment of protection for key wildlife & salmon habitats under the proposed BC Central Coast Land & Resource Management Plan undertaken by Dr. Paul Paquet, Dr. Chris Darimont, Dr. John Nelson and Katrina Bennett. The analysis focuses on salmon habitat, wolf homesites and deer winter range. The findings indicate that […]

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Losing Ground: The decline in fish and wildlife law enforcement capability in BC and Alaska

Authored by Dr. Brian Horejsi, Losing Ground analyzes the respective conservation enforcement capabilities of coastal BC and southeast Alaska. A comparison of the two jurisdictions reveals an enormous gap in enforcement capability between BC and Alaska. In every component compared, fish and wildlife enforcement capability in coastal BC did not measure up to Alaska fish […]

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Losing Ground: Executive Summary

Authored by Dr. Brian Horejsi, Losing Ground analyzes the respective conservation enforcement capabilities of coastal BC and southeast Alaska. A comparison of the two jurisdictions reveals an enormous gap in enforcement capability between BC and Alaska. View the report in .PDF

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The Gray Wolves (Canis Lupus) of British Columbia’s Coastal Rainforests

Darimont and Paquet. Wolf-deer systems in the Great Bear Rainforest face a significant threat from large-scale industrial clearcut logging. Recognizing this threat, the Coastal Wolf Project is part of Raincoast’s mandate to support ecological research so that information can be applied to land-use plans that will dictate the future of this invaluable landscape. View the […]

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