Sail the North Pacific north of British Columbia and explore the many islands of the forest using a Zodiac to get to land.
The First Nation People understand the importance of the ecosystem and will protect their lands no matter how difficult the obstacles. Overfishing will be the end of countless species if regulations are not put into effect to protect this beautifully balanced environment.
During an incredible week of exploring the Great Bear Rainforest, I ran into this Spirit Bear that just pulled a Pink Salmon from the river bed beneath us. The eye contact with me and the close proximity of the action was truly an incredible scene to witness, and I was rewarded with this close up from the encounter.