Chris Darimont

Two people in the middle left stand on a rocky beach looking out at a large expanse of water with tree covered mountains rising in front of them also to the left.

Raincoast Applied Conservation Science Lab

Like other Raincoasters, members of the ACS lab at the University of Victoria have made creative and productive COVID-19 pivots. Although field seasons were cancelled or modified, we capitalized on unprecedented opportunity to focus on analyses, policy, and digital outreach. …

A medium sized brown wolf is seen mid motion with its one front leg and one hind leg off the ground traversing rocky terrain

Interview with Dr. Heather Bryan

This week we published an interview with Dr. Heather Bryan.

I think one of the themes that has emerged from Raincoast’s research is how interconnected wolves are with the marine landscape, and that was a big theme of Dr. Chris

Wolf School 6: Conservation Solutions

Sept 23, 2020 @ 6pm PST

Dr. Chris Darimont

The last episode 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 …

A large brown wolf walks by still water, with its legs and body blurrily reflected

Catch the last episode of Wolf School today

The last episode of this semester’s Wolf School with Wolf Conservation Center 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 …

Spirit bear to the left of picture holds a pink salmon that is still alive in its mouth, as it stands on rocks near flowing silver water.

Raincoast Applied Conservation Science Lab

The importance of salmon diversity

One of the most important characteristics of science is its ability to improve understanding about the natural world. Often that means questioning ‘established’ knowledge. For years, we have advocated for increased allocation of salmon for …

A small metal motor boat sits on the still water in front of mountainous, tree-covered landscape against a blue sky.

Kwahnie to Bella Bella

In her journey to Bella Bella to start the 2019 bear research season in Haíɫzaqv territory, the Chris Darimont / Raincoast / UVic Geography dream-vessel, Kwahnie, paused to take in the view.…

Close up photograph of Chris Darimont, Raincoast science director.

Guardians of the Coast event in Tofino this friday

Professor Chris Darimont is Raincoast’s Director of Science self identified papa, conservation scientist, aging surfer, gentle warrior and more.

This Friday, he will be in Tofino for the Guardians of the Coast event to discuss conservation on BC’s coast and …

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