Raincoast Institute

The Raincoast Institute offers high-quality continuing education courses that inspire adults and young adults to connect with natural ecosystems.

Upcoming courses:

Seaweeds of the West Coast
(June 9 - 11)

Mushrooms of the West Coast
(October 6 - 8, Thanksgiving Weekend)

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Tofino Ambassador Program

A FREE program designed for newcomers and long-term locals alike! Learn more about our local history, ecology, and current events.

Our courses:
Small Town, Big Picture
Rainforest Ecology
Marine Ecology
Nuu-chah-nuulth Landscape


Seaweeds of the West Coast

Seaweeds of the West Coast
with instructor Dr. Katy Hind
June 9 - 11, 2017
Tofino, BC

Raincoast Field School

Follow along with the adventures of our 2017 Spring Field School!

This program is led by Raincoast educator Ariane Batic, in partnership with the teachers and youth at the Wickanninish Elementary School.