Tofino Mudflats, Clayoquot Sound. Photo: Wayne Barnes.

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The Raincoast Education Society

The mission of the Raincoast Education Society is to help shape an environmentally sustainable future for the Clayoquot and Barkley Sound region through education and community stewardship. Photo: Wayne Barnes.

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Capturing the Coast

Capturing the Coast is a photographic celebration of the West Coast of Vancouver Island. Proceeds from the event directly support our field school programs for local youth. This years winners were announced at the Capturing the Coast event on Feb 28 at Shelter Restaurant!

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Raincoast Bulletin 2015

Click to view this introduction to the 2015 projects and programs of the Raincoast Education Society!

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Outdoor Education Field Trip to Ahous Bay, Vargas Island (June 2012), Photo Dan Harrison

Field School

Our field school programs are focused on connecting youth with the rich environmental and cultural identity of the region and building a life-long appreciation and respect for the natural world. Photo: Dan Harrison.

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School Programs

Seaweeds of the West Coast is the topic of this year's Nuu-chah-nulth Marine Science Program! Gisele Martin from the Raincoast Education Society offers programs to students in the communities of Kyuquot, Zeballos, Gold River, Tasis, Hotsprings, Ahousaht, Tofino, Ucluelet, Port Alberni and Dididaht.

Brunch for the Birds 2015

You don't need to be a birder to treat yourself to a delicious brunch at The Pointe Restaurant in support of the Raincoast Education Society and the 18th Annual Tofino Shorebird Festival!

Sun April 19
11am - 1pm
The Pointe Restaurant
$40/pp

Capturing the Coast

Capturing the Coast is a photographic celebration of the West Coast of Vancouver Island. 

This years winners were announced at the Capturing the Coast event on Feb 28 at Shelter Restaurant!

Radiation Monitoring

Our Kelp and Seawater Radiation Monitoring Program continues into 2015.