Through strategic partnerships with First Nations, international research institutions, universities and Open Bay members, our core campaigns; FutureForests and ForestLab advocate to establish a network of protected lands—a ‘research corridor’—for the purposes of long-term study and conservation in the Discovery Islands, British Columbia.

For more information about FutureForests and ForestLab, please contact Open Bay Centre at:

Open Bay Centre is also pleased to sponsor the inaugural, Discovery Islands Grant for Environmental Excellence (The DIGEE Award!).

Discovery Islands Grant for Environmental Excellence


Introducing, The DIGEE Award!

An annual community focused grant (between $3000-5000 CAD) made to the projects and people demonstrating innovation and action in environmental stewardship.

The DIGEE aims to inspire ideas, enable projects and raise dialogue and awareness about initiatives and accomplishments in environmental excellence in the Discovery Islands, BC.

For information regarding the inaugural DIGEE award applications and nominations. Please email: