Salmon Trees

Written by Nancy Baron (Hakai Magazine-Coastal Salmon and Societies) and originally published in Issue 110 of Equinox Magazine. 

A recount of Baron's experience exploring BC's coastal rainforest with biologist Tom Reimchen, who advanced the theory of a more comprehensive coastal ecology in which salmon feed forests:

https://www.hakaimagazine.com/features/salmon-trees/

State of the Ocean in the Pacific North Coast Integrated Management Area (PNCIMA)

Written by Anna Hall and published by the David Suzuki Foundation and partners

A report that provides a useful overview of the biological and ecological diversity of the North Coast, threats to the sustainability of the North Coast, and implications for BC ocean management:

https://davidsuzuki.org/wp-content/uploads/2008/06/state-ocean-pacific-north-coast-integrated-management-area.pdf

From Conflict to Collaboration: The Story of the Great Bear Rainforest

Written by Merran Smith, ForestEthics, Art Sterritt, and Coastal First Nations

A paper aiming to capture the multiple perspectives and stories throughout the process of how the Great Bear Rainforest came to be, with the purpose of highlighting what happened in this area and how we can learn from it:

https://coastfunds.ca/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/StoryoftheGBR.pdf

Scientists View Old-Growth Forests Through Lichens to Understand their Value

Posted by CBC

Article about the use of lichens to measure the biodiversity and healthy of old-growth forest ecosystems:

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/scientists-view-old-growth-forests-through-lichens-to-understand-value-1.5049386 

Tall and Old or Dense and Young: Which Kind of Forest is Better for the Climate?

Written by Paul Koberstein & Jessica Applegate

Article that dives into why it is so important to protect old-growth forests and the implications of logging in the types of forests that make up Northern BC:

https://news.mongabay.com/2019/05/tall-and-old-or-dense-and-young-which-kind-of-forest-is-better-for-the-climate/

 

ABOUT US 

The North Coast Ecology Centre Society aims to create a permanent education centre in Prince Rupert that highlights the region’s ecological richness.

Website photos by Megan Baker, Brandon Broderick, Caitlin Birdsall, Chloe Hahn.
 

North Coast Ecology Centre Society. 2103 Seal Cove Circle, Prince Rupert, BC. info@northcoastecologycentresociety.com