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Initiative Extension Partners

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Photo: Salish Eye Productions

A portion of the revenue will enable cultural and scientific research through the Indigenous Protected and Conserved Areas (IPCA) Innovation Program and the Pacific Salmon Foundation.


This unique conservation initiative is available through carbon credits generated from the conservation of old forest habitats on private timberlands of Coastal British Columbia included in the BigCoast Forest Climate Initiative.

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Indigenous Protected and Conserved Areas (IPCA) Innovation Program


The IPCA Innovation Program seeks to establish Indigenous protected and conserved areas across Canada to build capacity, mobilize knowledge and facilitate Indigenous-led conversation and stewardship initiatives. 

  • A portion of BigCoast Forest revenues will be used for funding ecological and cultural research on BigCoast Forest lands

  • Facilitate research to inform Indigenous-led conservation and stewardship initiatives

  • Design and implement Indigenous-led conservation and stewardship initiatives 

  • Develop BigCoast Forest research preferences with each local Nation

  • Initiative research plan

  • Coordinate research activities with Nations and Mosaic

  • Report on findings

  • Prioritize and action planning

Photo: Salish Eye Productions


Photo: Salish Eye Productions

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Pacific Salmon Foundation


The Pacific Salmon Foundation is dedicated to conserving and restoring wild Pacific salmon and their natural habitats in BC and the Yukon. The foundation facilitates dialogue and undertakes positive initiatives supporting Pacific salmon among all levels of government, including First Nations and industry, communities, individual volunteers and all fishing interests. 

  • Portions of BigCoast Forest revenues will support marine climate research

  • The BigCoast Forest Climate Initiative expands on the Pacific Salmon Foundation's longstanding relationship with Mosaic Forest Management

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