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Welcome to the Clayoquot Sound UNESCO Biosphere Reserve!

As a community foundation, we work with local organizations to support education, science and cultural programs.  Please visit our office or our website to learn more about projects happening in the region and to find out how you can get involved.

UNESCO Nomination

  • In January 1999, the communities of the Clayoquot Sound region, in partnership with federal and provincial governments, officially applied to UNESCO through the Canadian Commission for UNESCO to nominate Clayoquot Sound as BC’s first World Biosphere Reserve.

UNESCO Declaration

  • In January 2000, Clayoquot Sound was designated for inclusion in the World Network of Biosphere Reserves.