Roosevelt Elk

The Roosevelt elk is Vancouver Island’s largest and most charismatic land mammal and is specially adapted to the temperate rainforests of the Pacific Northwest.


Banana Slugs

Banana slugs are charismatic, often bright yellow creatures that are signature members of the rainforest community.

Marbled Murrelets

  For almost two hundred years, the Marbled Murrelet was one of North America’s most mysterious birds. Though western scientists first described this charming little seabird (likened to a “plump robin”) in 1790, no one was able to find the bird’s nest until 1974! Scientists put people on the moon before they finally tracked down […]