Rainforest Solutions Project

Promoting conservation and economic alternatives in British Columbia's Great Bear Rainforest


Coast Information Team

March 2, 2011

The Coast Information Team brought together the best available scientific, traditional, and local knowledge to develop independent information and analysis in support of ecosystem-based management (EBM) in the north and central coastal region of BC.

Coast Forest Conservation Initiative

March 2, 2011

The Coast Forest Conservation Initiative (CFCI) is a collaborative effort of five British Columbia forest products producers committed to finding new approaches to forest conservation and management in British Columbia’s Central and North Coast.

Pacific North Coast Integrated Management Area Initiative

March 1, 2011

The Pacific North Coast Integrated Management Area (PNCIMA) initiative’s aim is to ensure a healthy, safe, and prosperous ocean area by engaging all interested parties in the collaborative development and implementation of an integrated management plan.

North Coast - Skeena First Nations Stewardship Society

March 1, 2011

The North Coast Skeena First Nations Stewardship Society (NCSFNSS) was established in 2005 to enable First Nations people on the British Columbia North Coast and Lower Skeena River to collaborate on projects where they share common interests and objectives.

Coastal Guardian Watchmen Network

November 30, 2010

The Coastal Guardian Watchmen Network works with First Nations communities on the North and Central Coast and Haida Gwaii to strengthen Guardian Watchmen programs and to implement land and marine use agreements.

Central & North Coast EBM Implementation - MNRO

April 2, 2009

The Province of British Columbia’s ministry of Natural Resource Operations is the agency responsible for implementing ecosystem-based management on the Central & North Coast through Government–to-Government agreement with coastal First Nations.

Nanwakolas Council

February 15, 2007

The Nanwakolas Council is a non-profit society that works to assist its member First Nations on various land and marine resource use, management and planning issues, including assisting members in responding to provincial government referrals.

Coast Opportunity Funds

January 21, 2007

Coast Opportunity Funds oversees and manages $116 million provided by the Province of British Columbia, the Government of Canada, and six private foundations, in two funds: the Conservation Fund and the Economic Development Fund.

Coastal First Nations - Great Bear Initiative

February 8, 2006

The Coastal First Nations – Great Bear Initiative is an alliance of First Nations on British Columbia’s North and Central Coast and Haida Gwaii. They work on land and marine use planning, economic development and capacity building initiatives.