Great Bear Rainforest

A white sailboat is photographed in the blue waters of ocean between green forested mountains with blue sky and white clouds hovering above

All about Achiever

Our dedicated research vessel, Achiever, is a Transport Canada certified 68 ft. steel hulled sloop that operates seven months a year on the BC coast. Achiever is…

Howard Humchitt, Indigenous researcher sits on the ground in the forest noting down facts on paper, beside a trip wire to capture bear hair and a large beautiful tree on a sunny day.

New peer-reviewed paper released

Against the backdrop of British Columbia’s recent consideration of UNDRIP into legislation, and conflict between Canada and Indigenous Nations/hereditary leaders over pipeline development (e.g. Coastal Gas Link and Trans Mountain projects), this week we published…

Bear hair sticking out from a wire with the palm of a researcher visible behind it for contrast

Bear hair as a research tool

Lauren Henson of the Raincoast Applied Conservation Science Lab at University of Victoria uses bear hair to research population structures of grizzly and black bears from the interior of B.C. to the coast. She just wrote an article…

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