• Overlapping Niches

    Overlapping Niches

    Much of our work examines how wildlife and humans compete over shared resources, such as salmon.

  • Where the Land Meets the Sea

    Where the Land Meets the Sea

    We explore questions related to biogeography and marine-terrestrial interactions.

  • Community-Engaged Research

    Community-Engaged Research

    Central to our work are relationships with the people, communities and Indigenous Nations of the BC coast.

  • As if Animals Mattered

    As if Animals Mattered

    We develop and apply an emerging principle in wildlife studies: taking animal welfare into the wild.

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Welcome.  Take a peek around.  You might notice that we have been busy doing what we love: science inspired by nature, people, and place.

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Recent News 

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With field season upon us, the herring spawn has finally arrived in Heiltsuk Territory…

There’s an excitement in the air this time of year. We’re weeks away

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Heiltsuk Nation releases report on the sinking of the Nathan E Stewart

The Heiltsuk Nation has released a report detailing shortcomings in the lead-up and



Gratitude

Our lab owes its existence to the foresight and investments of the Tula Foundation and the Raincoast Conservation Foundation (and those that fund Raincoast).  Investors in our work – which is frightfully expensive - are big and small.  They include those who keep us caffeinated, form partnerships with us, provide in-kind assistance and/or make significant financial contributions (namely, Tula and Raincoast). Although one major donor family wishes to remain anonymous, we honour them in spirit and show gratitude to others listed below.

 
 
 
 

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