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From climate change to snow systems, even basic knowledge as to why our regions do what they do when it comes to weather.

Hundreds of stalwart volunteers are digging in and raking muck in BC streams for the precious salmon and its precarious future.

A new school of linguistic experts and cultural researchers is beginning to discover a connection between endangered languages and collapsing ecologies. Can we save the world one word at a time?

Former Hazelton, BC, mayor Alice Maitland has spoken out on all matters of small-town politics, including big-business bullying and indigenous rights — and she’s only 85.

One of BC’s leading wildfire ecologists, Robert Gray, says British Columbians can expect fire in the woods and smoke in the air for decades to come. “This is what the future looks like, and, if anything, it’s going to be worse than this,” he says.

In this book review we look at Big Lonely Doug by Harley Rustad. It’s more than just a story of a lone fir tree; it’s about the history and ecology of our forests.

Thirty years after the world watched British Columbia’s War in the Woods, Clayoquot Sound is stirring with unrest again. Amid Indigenous People’s struggle to steward the land and the resource sector’s goal to employ, a million annual visitors now stream to this delicate place, a land of beauty that was once off the radar but is now off the charts.

An excerpt: How the builders of boards and bikes are tackling the issues of sustainability and consumer consciousness. By Ryan Stuart.

Washington state curbs development of Atlantic salmon farms but British Columbia continues to play along in the face of First Nations defiance. This is why.

Along the fertile banks of the Fraser River, kids are learning society’s rite to grow at Delta’s Farm Roots Mini School.

Forest-fire ecologist Robert Gray knows more than most when it comes to forest fires. So why is his expertise going unheeded? Veteran CBC journalist Jeff Davies investigates Gray’s know-how, and the naysayers.

Simon Coward has kitted out thousands of people with whitewater paddling gear. So we asked him to share some advice on what you need to get started.

The winter of 2016-17 was indeed an epic. For kayakers, this spring could be equally so. Here’s a gun-’em-and-run-’em bucket list of rivers in the Rockies that could well be sweet as hell.

For the first time in its 50-year history, the Columbia River Treaty is up for renegotiation. CBC journalist Bob Keating examines the history and next steps of the contract between the Kootenays, Canada and the USA in a world more thirsty than ever for the power of water.

For snowboarders, surfers and skaters on the Pacific’s edge, it’s a triple decker affair of the art. Words by Mikey Nixon. Photos by Erin Hogue….

En route to her PH.D., a formidable researcher has made surprising discoveries about how first nations managed forest fires, and in doing so, answered the…

From the icy edge of the Arctic Ocean to the heated protests at Standing Rock, North Dakota, an indigenous photographer attempts to understand the relationship…

From family members to freight, cargo bikes are helping city dwellers get their move on. By Susan Hollis. It’s a touchstone of travel photography: bikes…

Coast Mountain Culture senior writer Jeff Davies is in the process of researching an article for a future issue about forest fires and their future…

Fifteen years ago, dachshunds and biologists teamed up to save Haida Gwaii from invasive species. This is what happens when wiener dogs attack. Liberal hunting…

We sent our editor to take the Avalanche Skills Training 2 course at a backcountry hut. What he learned is 90% percent of us might not be qualified to be out there. This is why. Story, photos and video by Vince Hempsall.