Our research and education vessel, Achiever

January 13, 20222 min read
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…

Emerging stewards in the Salish Sea

January 10, 20222 min read
Since 2016, our Salish Sea Emerging Stewards (SSES) program has been empowering young conservation leaders by connecting youth to place through immersive land and boat-based learning.

Memories of Sailing with the Salmon People

November 17, 202113 min read
Raincoast recently began a partnership with Tsawwassen Nation to support Environmental Stewardship programming for youth. The program provided local youth with opportunities to learn about stewardship, environmental restoration and career development. 

On hope

August 27, 20215 min read
“What would your ‘management plan’ for the Salish Sea be?” I ask the youth gathered. We are having a conversation about wild Pacific salmon and Southern Resident killer whales with Misty MacDuffee.