Ross Dixon

Ross works with Raincoast’s Executive Director, senior colleagues, partners and consultants to direct communications and development activities in support of conservation programs and organizational needs.

  • Designing and delivering fundraising and communications campaigns to secure over a million dollars for the acquisition of hunting tenures in the Great Bear Rainforest with the support of Coastal First Nations.
  • Development of a Lower Fraser Salmon Conservation Program that includes a multi-million dollar restoration program, research partnerships and collaboration with Indigenous-led organizations.
  • Implementation of new systems to remotely deliver communications and fundraising activities.
Ross Dixon at the Robert Bateman Centre in Victoria Canada.
Underwater shot of a Chinook Salmon in the Fraser River

Join us for the last webinar of our Connected Estuary series

In Episode 6, we will build on this learning with Morgan Guerin, a community member, past Councilor, and Senior Marine Planning Specialist for the Musqueam Nation. Morgan is also an artist who has developed materials for the c̓əsnaʔəm exhibit at the Musqueam Community Cultural Centre and he continues to share his knowledge, expertise and teachings through tool-kits for use in schools and other communities.
The cover of Tracking Raincoast into 2021 over top of a photo of a spirit bear with a salmon in their mouth.

Tracking Raincoast into 2021

Like everyone else in 2020, we have had to adapt and explore our own resilience. From pausing multi-year field research programs, cancelling youth education and our usual travel throughout the coast, COVID has disrupted much. Yet we are grateful to have our health and play our part in protecting and supporting the communities, businesses, and individuals we work with…
Wolf School with Chris Darimont.

Wolf School with Chris Darimont

The last episode of this “semester’s” Wolf School looks toward existing and emerging solutions to the conservation of wolves in British Columbia. Raincoast’s Director of Science, Dr. Chris Darimont, will also look back to share how his mentor, Chester “Lone Wolf” Starr, influenced him, all of our wolf research and the direction of Raincoast’s conservation work on BC’s coast…
A tiny bird rests in the rigging of the vessel, Achiever.

Notes from the Great Bear

Umbrella species like the grizzly bear and apex predators such as the killer whale are a focus of Raincoast’s conservation efforts precisely because they are reliant on a broader range of species and processes, and a more complex system to which they contribute to and depend on…
A small coho salmon fry swim on the bottom of the lake.

Join us at the Salish Sea Ecosystem Conference in Vancouver

Along with the Lower Fraser Fisheries Alliance, Raincoast is chairing a traditional session at the upcoming Salish Sea Ecosystem Conference April 19-22, 2020 Vancouver Convention Centre Vancouver BC. The session, Toward a vision for Ecological Resilience in the Lower Fraser River, session ID1438, is accepting abstracts until November 1st. Our goal is to bring together…
Grizzly bear sits in the water, for BC Bear Day, Vancouver 2019, with sponsor logos at the bottom.

Co-existence a focus for this year’s BC Bear Day

whether you bring your family for the afternoon, or join us in the evening, mark your calendar for the 22nd September and the Pipe-Shop in North Vancouver. Bears deserve the opportunity to co-exist and this is your opportunity to play a part…