Last Update
July 14th 2003

BC Parks
BC Parks is responsible for the designation, management and conservation of a system of ecological reserves, provincial parks and recreation areas located throughout the province. It's mission is to protect representative and special natural places within the Province's Protected Areas System for world class conservation, outdoor recreation, education and scientific study.

Clayoquot Alliance
The Clayoquot Alliance for Research, Education and Training is a unique partnership, founded with the goals of forging creative links between the University and the communities of Clayoquot Sound, providing a forum in which community interests and needs become academic concerns, and making the education and training resources of the University more accessible in the region.

Clayoquot Biosphere Trust
The Clayoquot Biosphere Trust (CBT), a federally registered, British Columbia incorporated, non-profit charitable organisation, is the cornerstone of the Clayoquot Sound UNESCO Biosphere Reserve. It supports local research, education, and training that is consistent with a UNESCO World Biosphere Reserve’s objectives of conservation and sustainable development.

Clayoquot Project
The Clayoquot Project is an effort to encourage the study of global politics through local sites.

Community-University Connections
Community-University Connections is a community-based research initiative that explores the use of science in environmental and social policy, and facilitates collaborative research and information exchange between community organisations and university-based researchers.

International Science Shops Network
An international network for science shops, building partnerships for public access to research. Science shops are organisations that attempt to facilitate access to science, knowledge and technology for social groupings that would not or could not ordinarily interact with these disciplines.

LOKA Institute
The Loka Institute is a non-profit research and advocacy organization concerned with the social, political, and environmental repercussions of science and technology. Loka works to make science and technology more responsive to social and environmental concerns by expanding opportunities for a number of stakeholders in vital facets of science and technology decision making.

Long Beach Model Forest Society
The LBMF Society (LBMFS) is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to developing, improving, and testing sustainable forest management practices within the LBMF area. It aims to promote and demonstrate sustainable forest management strategies; to facilitate communication and exchange of knowledge (i.e.: TEK); and to apply local level criteria and indicators to sustainable forest management.

Nuu-chah-nulth Tribal Council
The Nuu chah nulth Tribal Council represents the chiefs and membership of 14 first nations on the West Coast of Vancouver Island from Brooks Peninsula north of Kyuquot to Sheringham Point south of Port Renfrew.

POLIS Project on Ecological Governance
POLIS represents the new face of the Eco-Research Chair of Environmental Law and Policy at the University of Victoria. It's goals are to bring the community back into our political, economic, environmental and social institutions, to reinvigorate an ecosystem context for these institutions, to revitalize innovative businesses, and to discover constructive new opportunities for government agencies and the state itself.

Raincoast Education Society
The Raincoast Education Society is an independent non-profit society based in Tofino, BC. It is dedicated to promoting research, education, and informed discussion about environmental and social sustainability and is the sponsor of the Raincoast Interpretive Center.

Tla-ook Cultural Adventures
A First Nations owned and operated company offering experiences in Traditional Nuu-chah-nulth Dugout canoes and located in Tofino, British Columbia, on the edge of Clayoquot Sound. They aim to share the beauty of Nuu-chah-nulth Culture and the environment in which it flourished.

Tofino Botanical Garden
The gardens were begun in 1997 and are being created as a place to explore the relationship between culture and nature in Clayoquot Sound. Tofino Botanical Gardens is dedicated to the creation of a living classroom where future generations will learn about the natural and cultural history of Clayoquot Sound and the remaining coastal temperate rainforests of the world.

Vancouver Island Public Interest Research Group
VIPIRG is a non-profit organization dedicated to research, education, advocacy, and action in the public interest. Located in the Student Union Building of the University of Victoria, VIPIRG is the ideal place for students and volunteers who wish to work on social justice or environmental issues on campus, or at the community level.

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