Raincoast Conservation Society
Founded in 1990, Raincoast Conservation Society is a non-profit research
and public education organization. Raincoast works with scientists, First
Nations, local communities and Non-governmental Organizations to build
support for decisions that protect marine and rainforest habitat on BC’s
central and north coast.
British Columbia’s coast continues to face a variety of environmental
threats, including industrial clear cut logging, mining, trophy hunting
of large carnivores, fish farming and commercial over-fishing of wild
salmon stocks, and a lack of government enforcement of the few existing
- Producing public educational materials including
books, film documentaries, and scientific reports.
- Conducting scientific
field research, including studies on coastal wolves, grizzly bear habitat,
and wild salmon to develop science-based
plans for BC’s coast.
- On-the-ground monitoring, photography
and videography of threatened river valleys.
- Mobilizing public support
throughout North America and Europe using lectures and slide shows,
films and photography, radio, and television media.
- Land acquisition
projects that protect key wilderness and culturally significant areas.
sustainable economic opportunities for coastal communities.
more about their current projects...
BENEFITS OF RAINCOAST MEMBERSHIP
- A tax deductible receipt
of your donation.
- Annual newsletter, published by Raincoast.
- Knowledge that work to
protect the wildlife and people of the Great Bear Rainforest will continue.
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