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.

A stunning view of green grass a blue lake and snowy mountains against a bright blue sky.

Stunning views from Achiever

Sometimes the best moments are the ones you weren’t after. A slow day up an estuary in the Great Bear Rainforest aboard Raincoast Conservation research vessel Achiever allows for admiration of the scenery.

The sun cuts through grey clouds to touch the water where a sail boat sits in the distance.

Achiever in the light

Morning light shinning down on Raincoast Conservation research vessel Achiever at anchor. The long summer days mean early starts to catch the light, and the wildlife

Looking out over the bow of the Achiever (sailboat) to see a fire coloured sunrise over the trees in the distance.

Fire in the sky

A ‘no filter’ morning during Raincoast Conservation last trip of the season aboard the research vessel Achiever. Will all the mornings be like this? 

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