An overview of accommodation options in the great bear rainforest including information on wilderness lodges, luxury lodges, motels, small boat cruises, and campgrounds. The great bear rainforest is a temperate rain forest on the pacific coast of british columbia, canada comprising 64 million hectares it is part of the larger pacific temperate rainforest ecoregion, which is the largest coastal temperate rainforest in the world the great bear rainforest was officially recognized by the. We invite you to explore the great bear rainforest with us at nimmo bay, we're proud to be part of the conservation efforts of the rainforest. Andy maser is currently in british columbia's great bear rainforest shooting a feature film for imax screens the team will be working on and off for the next year to capture an immersive view of this remote and unique ecosystem—they're be shooting from the air with drones and helicopters, on land using traditional natural. After years of controversy, british columbia has created the great bear rainforest, a national park that protects part of the only temperate rain forest in t.
Exploring canada's great bear rainforest, one of the world's rare temperate rainforests, a land of mist and water that's the home of the grizzly bear. For wildlife spotters, it's the score of a lifetime: a creamy white kermode bear roaming its home in the great bear rainforest in british columbia not a polar bear, but an offshoot of the black bear, there are only about 400 kermodes (which can stand up to six feet tall) in the wild and only one in 10 have the. Greenpeace fought for a decade to ensure greater protection for the magnificent great bear rainforest, and continues to work with the bc government and other partners to ensure the forest's long-term sustainability.
Grizzly bear cub in the great bear rainforest credit: andrea crossan in the summer of 1993, everyone i knew was chaining themselves to something and where i grew up, on the west coast of canada, the fight was over trees environmentalists and aboriginal communities united to stop a company from. The great bear rainforest is a global treasure that covers 64 million hectares on british columbia's north and central coast – equivalent in size to ireland all british columbians have a stake in protecting it the historic agreement that secures the future of the great bear rainforest means more old- and second- growth forest. Great bear rainforest one of earth's great wildlife areas, the great bear rainforest still hosts healthy populations of all wildlife species present when captain vancouver sailed up the coast in 1793 though roughly the size of ireland, it has a human population of less than 17,000 outside of the town of prince rupert,. Watch the behind the scenes in the link below: we filmed this in the great bear rainforest, located on the central coast of briti.
The great bear rainforest is a lush coastal wilderness where the salmon teem and spirit bears roam free until recently, this picture-perfect setting was under threat from industrial logging after waves of local and international protests, discussions were held by the government of british columbia (bc), representatives of. The protection of bc's great bear rainforest is now assured, after a decade of complex negotiations between the province, first nations and industry under terms of the agreement announced monday morning by premier christy clark, 85 per cent (31 million hectares) of the forested area of the northern.
Indigenous tribes, timber firms and environmental groups in western canada have welcomed a deal to protect one of the world's largest remaining tracts of temperate rainforest the great bear rainforest on the pacific coast of british columbia is home to many animals and ancient trees logging will be.
Explore the great bear rainforest and haida gwaii interactive map to discover project stories, protected areas, and communities. Note: road work and wildfires can affect travel plans during the summer check drivebc and bc wildfire service before you go to plan your journey what's so great about the great bear rainforest for starters, it's a vast area of pristine wilderness about the size of ireland encompassing a quarter of the. Under the final deal, bear hunting is still allowed, which begs the question: can you really say the great bear rainforest is saved, if the great bears aren't. Wildlife bc's great bear rainforest is home to spirit bears, grizzlies, black bears, wolves as the largest intact temperate rainforest in the world, it is home to hundreds of species of animals that make up one on the most bio-diverse areas on the planet.