The Open Bay Mission

  • Research and protection of pacific coastal temperate rainforest, its wildlife and ecology
  • Research and protection of marine habitat and eco-systems
  • Providing residency opportunities to enable artistic and scientific research in all disciplines through working expeditions at sea aboard the society’s expedition vessel, and land-based residency sessions at the Open Bay Centre
  • Experimentation in architecture, sustainable design and renewable energy systems
  • Advancements in environmental law
  • Environmental advocacy, activism and outreach