May 3 - 5, 2019

Tofino Shorebird Festival

The Tofino Shorebird Festival celebrates the annual shorebird migration through the Tofino area with a series of educational birding activities throughout the region. We draw on local and visiting experts to participate in the festival, offering guest lectures, birding workshops, boat trips and much more!

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We Are Hiring!

The Raincoast Education Society has a long history of hiring summer interns to assist with our diverse range of outdoor education and research programs that take place in the Clayoquot and Barkley Sound region.

We are now hiring 2019 summer internship positions! Applications are due by April 10, 2019.


Brunch for the Birds

Join us for brunch! Generously sponsored and hosted by The Pointe Restaurant and the Wickaninnish Inn to support our annual Tofino Shorebird Festival!

Sunday, April 7th from 11:00 - 1:00

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Weekend Field Courses

The Raincoast Institute offers high-quality continuing education courses that inspire adults and young adults to connect with natural ecosystems.

Birds of the West Coast, April 26-28

Seaweeds of the West Coast, May 17-19

Invertebrates of the West Coast, June 21-23

Mushrooms of the West Coast, October 11-13