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The Eve of the JRP Hearings in Bella Bella

BlogApr 3, 2012Diana Chan

It was an honour to witness and take part in the events in Bella Bella on Sunday. After several months of preparing to give testimony, the Heiltsuk community organized a day of events to coincide with the arrival of the Joint Review Panel. Dozens of ... Read More

The Beginning of the Herring Spawn

BlogMar 30, 2012Guest Blogger

By Becca Chandler   Herring are small, oily fish that migrate along the coast of British Columbia to spawn in early spring. They are an important food source for local First Nation communities. The fish spawn on seaweed, rocks, and anything ... Read More

Hydrophone Sounds

BlogFeb 29, 2012Guest Blogger

It’s a great day here at Pacific Wild. We have heard many sounds come from our hydrophones in their various stages of construction, but after lots of tooling with the tech and knob turning, this is the first clear audio that we have received. This ... Read More

Mountain Surf Adventures: Bella Bella Board Builders

BlogFeb 22, 2012Guest Blogger

A blog from Norm Hann A couple of weeks ago I went to Bella Bella to work on a new website for the SEAS (Supporting Emerging Aboriginal Stewards) program that I work for in Hartley Bay. I always enjoy visiting Bella Bella; it’s a beautiful place ... Read More

Drums of the Great Bear

BlogFeb 21, 2012Guest Blogger

Damien Gillis has created a powerful video from the recent Prince Rupert rally, published on thecanadian.org : The beating of drums echoed throughout the seaside community of Prince Rupert, BC, on February 4 as thousands of First Nations and BC ... Read More

Parts of a hydrophone installation

BlogFeb 14, 2012Guest Blogger

By John Guillotte Our remote hydrophone field sites are comprised of lots of little devices and wires, each performing a crucial function to make the whole system work. These bits and pieces fall under one of three major components. The Hydrophone A ... Read More

Hydrophone installation, by John

BlogFeb 12, 2012Guest Blogger

By John Guillotte Richard and I had spent the last two days suffering through frigid temperatures, pouring rain, and a fierce wind, which kept the safety of our nearby skiff- our lifeline to safety- in the front of our minds. We were making the ... Read More

Enbridge Northern Gateway Project Joint Review Panel

BlogJan 10, 2012Guest Blogger

By Becca Chandler The joint review panel hearings start today in Kitimaat! The National Energy Board is holding hearings along the route of the pipeline, starting in Kitimaat, the proposed tanker terminal.The panel will come to Bella Bella February ... Read More

Tipping Barrels

BlogDec 8, 2011Guest Blogger

By Becca Chandler Congratulations to Ben Gulliver and Sitka for producing this amazing film , showcasing the stunning Great Bear Rainforest and the threat of the Enbridge pipeline.Read More

Shearwater School Project

BlogNov 1, 2011Guest Blogger

By Becca Chandler Last Tuesday John and I got to spend the afternoon with the eager students of the local Shearwater Elementary school. Thanks to a Green grant from the World Wildlife Fund, PacificWILD has teamed up with Shearwater Elementary on a ... Read More

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