Raincoast Education Society
Shaping an environmentally sustainable future for the Clayoquot and Barkley Sound region through education and community stewardship
“Fairy rings, elfin saddles and witch's butter...enter an enchanted realm!” Saturday 7 pm August 27: George Fraser Room; Ucluelet Community Centre *admission is by donation and seating limited so will […]
“Fairy rings, elfin saddles and witch's butter...enter an enchanted realm!” Wild Pacific Trail free guided walk into the magical realm of mushrooms Meet at Amphitrite Lighthouse August 28, 10 am […]
Though you may not always see them – plankton are out there, and some will become a feast for tiny fish or giant whales. Come observe plankton from up close and learn more!
This weekend field course will introduce participants to the wonderful world of West Coast Mushrooms. Topics to be covered include introduction to fungi (what are they, and what is their […]
Come and learn all about garter snakes (what they eat, where they live, how they spend their time) and the cool part .... they play in the west coast ecosystems around us.
Life At Night, Speakers Series 2023 Working the night shift: Urban racoons in Canada They work at night, traveling unseen through the city like masked bandits, one of the true […]
Nature has developed amazing chemical sensors which greatly surpass man-made sensors in sensitivity and speed. A male Manduca sexta hawkmoth can sense the female's pheromone in concentrations as small as […]
Life At Night, Speakers Series 2023 The Magical World of Bats Like bats or not, you will after hearing and seeing for yourself what Dr. Tuttle has learned about these […]
Since 1984 my wife Patsy and I have studied owls in Manitoba, Canada. Recently we wanted to start a new research project using camera traps to record owl breeding behaviour. […]
Life At Night, Speakers Series 2023 Galactic Archaeology - This is a repeat presentation of February 23 The history of our universe spans 13 billion years, 99.998% of which humanity […]
In this weekend field course, participants will be introduced to the general ecology and biology of birds with an emphasis on the species commonly found in and around Clayoquot Sound.
This weekend field course will introduce participants to the world of west coast seaweeds.