Pender Island

A scientist in a checked shirt and pale pink hat, carrying a backpack looks up at the trees inside the forest with a measuring device.

A future for the Gulf Islands’ forests

Raincoast’s newest initiative aims to protect Coastal Douglas-fir forests and associated habitats across the Gulf Islands. These are some of the least protected and most threatened forests in BC. With 30% of the province’s Coastal Douglas-fir forests occuring within the …

tall trees rising into the blue sky with their tops creating a canopy in the forest

Gulf Islands Forest Project

We launched the Gulf Islands Forest Project to characterize forest health, identify measures to protect forest habitat and promote ecosystem resilience at a time of rapid climate change.

By most standards, the Coastal Douglas Fir biogeoclimactic (CDF) zone is the …

Two older women and a young girl stand behind a table with information about marine mammals

Pender Ocean Defenders

Mae Moore and POD (Pender Ocean Defenders), one of our favourite conservation partners, at the Pender Island farmer’s market today. 

#killerwhales #cetaceans #marinemammals #gulfislands #raincoastconservation #penderisland…

Dog looking out on the beach

Raincoast info session Saturday evening Feb 8th

Raincoast is holding an info session Saturday evening Feb 8th from 7pm to 9pm at the community hall on Pender Island.

Come learn about how Kinder Morgan’s tar sands pipeline/oil tanker proposal will put places like this at risk and …

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