You are here

Life at Hakai

Come and explore the inside world of a world class research institute perched on the remote west coast of Canada.

Clam Gardens Are Cultivating a New Look at Ancient Land Use
October 05, 2015
by Jimmy Thomson
An ancient ecosystem management practice on the British Columbia Coast has revolutionized the way anthropologists understand the area’s First Nation cultures.
A Journey Through the Soil Time Machine
September 28, 2015
by Josh Silberg
Soil scientist Paul Sanborn examines the geological history of Calvert Island by digging down into the soil.
Biodiversity and Black Flies
September 22, 2015
by Kelly Fretwell
Kelly Fretwell describes our new initiative to share the incredible biodiversity of coastal British Columbia through social media using #BCCoastSpecies.
Guest Post: a View on Archaeology From Japan
September 18, 2015
by Rika Shinkai
Three Japanese archaeologists share their experience visiting the Hakai Institute.
Exploring 100 Islands of the Central Coast
September 16, 2015
by Sara Wickham
The 100 Islands program has just wrapped up its first field season. Multidisciplinary teams spent the summer trying to understand ecosystem linkages in the islands of the Central Coast.