Great Bear Blog

From D.C. to B.C. Part II

BlogOct 23, 2013Loren Clark-Moe

Hello again! This is Loren, back again to share some of my experiences up here with Pacific Wild. So far, so great! Day 4: Well today was the first day where I officially got very wet, and very cold! Last night the team agreed to meet on the dock at ... Read More

From D.C. to B.C.

BlogOct 17, 2013Loren Clark-Moe

My name is Loren and I first met Ian and Karen McAllister, the founders of Pacific Wild, in September and absolutely fell in love with the Great Bear Rainforest and the work Pacific Wild is doing to protect it. But one visit up here is never long ... Read More

Bog Blog - Denny Island celebrates International Bog Day on July 28th, 2013

BlogAug 19, 2013Krista Roessingh

Denny Island celebrated its first year of participation in International Bog Day, July 28th, with fun events highlighting the importance of this widespread ecosystem in the Great Bear Rainforest. International Bog Day is celebrated in various ... Read More

The Great Bear Rainforest - Taking the Inside - OUT!

BlogJul 31, 2013Colette Heneghan

Spring, Summer and Autumn are busy, exciting and often hectic times for ‘happenings’ not only in the field, but also further afield from our base in the Great Bear Rainforest of British Columbia. While my colleagues install hydrophones and field ... Read More

Sails, Stewards, and Sunshine

BlogJul 23, 2013Diana Chan

Last week Tavish Campbell, Max Bakken, and I were joined by six SEAS (Supporting Emerging Aboriginal Stewards) interns from Bella Bella, Klemtu, and Hartley Bay for our inaugural sail training program. During our five days aboard SV Habitat, we ... Read More

From NYC to the GBR

BlogJul 15, 2013Guest Blogger

by Elliot Bok As the New York City skyline faded in the distance, I closed the airplane window cover over the reddening sunset in favor of a nap on my way to Vancouver. Upon landing, I rode on a couple of increasingly tiny planes, going farther and ... Read More

Gearing up for the Summer

BlogJun 25, 2013Diana Chan

The beauty and eeriness of the other-worldly symphony stop everyone in their tracks as the sounds of various pods from A and G clans fill the float lab. The increasingly familiar orca whistles and squeals are building a following as more people ... Read More

On the doorstep of change

BlogApr 30, 2013Guest Blogger

by Michael Reid There is no more second-guessing our collective efforts when it comes to defending our coast. Last night's much-anticipated Provincial leaders debate offered a reminder of how pipeline politics have gone from relative obscurity to ... Read More

Herring Confidential

BlogApr 23, 2013Guest Blogger

Claire Hume How did one of the most important herring stocks on the BC coast suddenly collapse, contributing to a cascade of economic, cultural and ecological decline? As with most things related to fisheries mismanagement in Canada, it starts with ... Read More

Setting Up the Herring Cam

BlogApr 1, 2013Guest Blogger

By Claire Hume, Pacific Wild Intern En route to set up the remote camera for the herring spawn, I quickly forgot about my cold fingers and toes when Max spotted a dolphin porpoising nearby. I struggled to count the fins as they briefly broke the ... Read More