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Sea Otter Awareness Week

BlogSep 29, 2017Lindsay Marie S...

The final week in September is "Sea Otter Awareness Week" - an annual recognition of the vital role that sea otters play in the nearshore ecosystem. When people think about sea otters the first thing that often comes to mind is their endearing ... Read More

NEW! A Bear's Life

New Book! A Bear's Life: Author Feature

BlogSep 19, 2017Anonymous (not verified)

Author Feature: Nicholas Read Black bears, grizzly bears, and spirit bears all make their home in the Great Bear Rainforest. A Bear’s Life uses Ian McAllister’s stunning photographs to follow these beautiful animals through a year in the British ... Read More

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Open Letter to All BC MLAs Concerning a Plan to Turn the Management of Our Wildlife Over to a Non-Government Agency

BlogJun 27, 2017Anonymous (not verified)

(June 27, 2017) On March 22, 2017, the BC government announced a decision to transfer wildlife managementfrom the provincial government to a separate agency funded by sales of hunting licences and potentiallydonations from private interest groups. ... Read More

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Rockfish Need Marine Protected Areas

BlogJun 7, 2017Lindsay Marie S...

Rockfish in the coastal waters of British Columbia are characterized by their amazing variety of shapes, sizes and colours. From black to green and even crimson and vibrant orange, rockfish camo resembles the seafloor and rock faces where they live ... Read More

#CoastRunWild campaign: Grizzly T-shirt out now!

BlogJun 3, 2017Lindsay Marie S...

The second t-shirt design in the #CoastRunWild campaign with Postmark Brewing is out now! Help us ensure the long-term survival of grizzlies in British Columbia and advocate for the protection of threatened species and habitat in your own backyard. ... Read More

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Earth Day 2017: Learn about the foundation species of the Great Bear Rainforest

BlogApr 22, 2017Lindsay Marie S...

Education is the foundation for environmental conservation and is the theme of Earth Day 2017’s campaign. Why have we chosen to focus on the foundational species of the Great Bear Rainforest? It’s simple, there is perhaps no other species that play ... Read More

World Wildlife Day 2017: “Listen to the Young Voices.”

BlogMar 3, 2017Lindsay Marie S...

The theme for World Wildlife Day this year is “ Listen to the Young Voices.” The young generation is a small portion of today’s population, but 100% of tomorrow's. Every single one of us has an impact on this world and we can choose to make a ... Read More

This Underwater Photoshoot Almost Ended in the Belly of a Whale

World Whale Day 2017: An Underwater Story

BlogFeb 18, 2017Lindsay Marie S...

Today, February 18th 2017, is World Whale Day. We invite you to join us in raising awareness and inspiring action to protect humpback whales and their ocean habitat. A Quiet Ocean | Great Bear Wild | Ian McAllister I slip into the ocean. My dry suit ... Read More

Drone research uses photogrammetry & breathalyzer's to monitor killer whale health

BlogFeb 15, 2017Lindsay Marie S...

Turning to drones for capturing stunning imagery and cinematography has become a hobby for some, a popular profession for others, and at times has morphed into a controversial issue - drones and wildlife do not always get along . However, over the ... Read More

Protect habitat, don't kill wolves: government scientists admit wolf cull is inhumane, yet propose expansion

BlogFeb 2, 2017Lindsay Marie S...

Two science advisors for the B.C. government have recommended that Premier Christy Clark’s administration expand its program to kill wolves, mountain lions, moose and deer in an experimental attempt to conserve and recover threatened southern ... Read More

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