Callout for contributors to Great Bear Rainforest project

Moon Willow Press, which runs BC Rainforest, is working on a special project, named The Enchanted Rainforest, to culminate in 2017. This rainforest project will celebrate the Pacific Northwest Temperate Rainforest with a video/school project, printed book, and e-book and will include information from our Great Bear Rainforest Series as well as contributor quotes and… Read more »

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    Dear friends, This site, which began in 2011 with its sister site Moon Willow Press, was an early outreach project to raise awareness of the Great Bear Rainforest. We explored the Northern Gateway Pipelines, which threatens the forest. Our rainforest series is on hold while we work on a nonfiction book, due out in 2017… Read more »

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    New running team to benefit the environment?

    The Team The Blue Dot Run team is a grassroots volunteer effort to interest-check, fundraise for, and plan a running team to participate lower mainland races that allow for environmental donations. Our first race is the Great Climate Race on November 8, 2015. This is a 10K race (or a 2K fun run/walk), with donations… Read more »

  • Love poem to BC by poet Shane Koyczan

    A powerful poem by Canadian spoken word artist Shane Koyczan about the wild within British Columbia, Canada.

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    Rainforest News

    Filmmaker Jeff Turner returned to the Great Bear to film Spirit Bear Family, which aired on CBC’s The Nature of Things in late March. Jens Weiting has an article in the The Georgia Straight covering the Great Bear Rainforest Agreement, which began in 1999 and was agreed to in 2006; it’s in its final journey… Read more »

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    Interview with Katie Welch, author of The Bears As part our Women Working in Nature and the Arts series, an interview was published today,  with Katie Welch, author of The Bears. Katie was also a Canadian tree-planter for years in Canada and worked with Charlotte Gill (BC book award winner for Eating Dirt). Katie’s book imagines that a pipeline is built in… Read more »

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    The Blue Dot Campaign, One City at a Time

    Last night I sat, for the first time ever, in the audience of a town council meeting. The closest I had ever come to such a meeting was when I watched Blazing Saddles, where everyone was a “moron,” had a cow, or shared the surname of Johnson (as in Howard Johnson). All humor aside, my… Read more »

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    Fun facts about British Columbia’s rainforest

    Though we have provided a lot of useful information in our Great Bear Rainforest series, sometimes it’s helpful to lump together a list to help people understand the immensity and importance of our beautiful rainforest. As much as facts can be fun, however, it is helpful to truly appreciate and understand the depth of our… Read more »

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    Wolves threatened in BC

    John F. Kennedy (whom I once saw speak up for clean water at a conference in Mexico), has written a moving piece in The Seattle Times about British Columbia’s Great Bear Rainforest being under siege. He describes the current battles taking place in BC to battles that have existed before, such as during the Clayoquot … Read more »

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    Art for Unis’tot’en Camp benefit auction

    Once again, donations and bids are being accepted for the Art for Unis’tot’en Camp. Donations help the camp to survive through the winter. Bids and donations will begin again in February (see the Facebook group). In the weeks leading up to the holidays, we donated three copies of our latest book, The Mysterious Frog. We also bid on… Read more »

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    The Bears

    After taking a short break over the holidays, we come back thrilled to start work on our Enchanted Rainforest project. In the meantime we are also blogging, near Vancouver, on running, nature, and eco-fiction/art. Please check out these projects. At our Eco-fiction site, we recently posted a novel titled The Bears, by author Katie Welch…. Read more »

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