Salmon are a vital key to the Great Bear Rainforest ecosystem, where more than 2,500 salmon runs happen each year.
The rare, elusive, near-white Kermode bear, or Spirit Bear, is the official provincial mammal for B.C. as it can only be found in the Great Bear Rainforest.
Of the estimated six million migratory birds who return to the Great Bear Rainforest every year, the Coastal Northern Goshawk plays an important role in this coastal ecosystem.
Kelp forests are one of the most productive underwater ecosystems on our planet and are abundant within the Great Bear Rainforest.
With its lightweight and rot-resistant wood, Western Red Cedar is the most versatile and most widely-used plant among coastal First Nations.
The North Coast and Central Coast regions of B.C. are unique because of the highly diverse plant, animal, and marine life and the equally diverse geography and climate.
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The Great Bear Rainforest has become a popular destination for travelers seeking first-hand views of the region’s stunning landscapes, waterways and array of wildlife.
Learn about the rich diversity of marine life, mammals, birds, plants and trees that make B.C's Great Bear Rainforest their home and contribute to the natural beauty of the region.