Environmental Issues: Wildlands

The Great Bear Rainforest

  Link to intro
Link to Ahta River page
Link to grizzly bear page
Link to Gardner Canal page
Link to mountain goat page
Link to Lake Ellerslie page
Link to spirit bear page
Link to Nootka Lupines page
Link to gray wolf page
Link to clearcut page

Photo of grizzly bear

The Great Bear Rainforest has some of the highest remaining concentrations of GRIZZLY BEARS in North America, as well as some of the continent's largest specimens. Grizzlies fish for pink salmon in the many creeks of the Great Bear, and will also spend hours sifting through streamside gravel for salmon roe. In fact, in the fall salmon can make up as much as 95 percent of coastal grizzlies' diets. At other times the bears eat greater quantities of plants than of meat.

Photo: Ian McAllister

Get Updates and Alerts

See the latest issue >

Give the Gift That Will Make a Difference: Den Defender

NRDC Gets Top Ratings from the Charity Watchdogs

Charity Navigator awards NRDC its 4-star top rating.
Worth magazine named NRDC one of America's 100 best charities.
NRDC meets the highest standards of the Wise Giving Alliance of the Better Business Bureau.

Donate now >

Share | |