Categories: Conservation

MULTIPLICITY 2016: Norm Hann Stands up for the Great Bear Rainforest.

Big thanks to the crew at Mountain Life for inviting me to speak at Multiplicity this past spring as part of the Telus Ski and Snowboard Festival. It gave me another opportunity to talk about our coastline and to share some stories and pictures. MOUNTAIN LIFE RECENTLY RELEASED THE TALK AND YOU CAN WATCH IT [...]

Multiplicity: The Raven’s Journey

This past April I had the opportunity to be a part of the Mountain Life Multiplicity Speakers series in Whistler as part of the Telus Ski and Snowboard Festival. It was an incredible event to be a part of and I was excited to share the stage with so many great speakers and people that […]

Standup4Greatbear Society receives Werner Healthy Waters Donation

My Standup4Greatbear Society would like to thank Werner Paddles and their Healthy Waters program for the donation to the Standup4Greatbear Society. The Healthy Waters program donates to those who protect where we paddle and Standup4Greatbear was honoured to be one of the recipients of this years awards. A big thanks goes to Nikki Rekman of […]

SUP the Mag: Water Warriors

FROM THE MAG | WATER WARRIORS | NORM HANN PADDLERS MAKING A DIFFERENCE IN THE ECOSYSTEM By Eugene Buchanan Funny, but at birth, we’re not given much actual substance. Sure we receive a few treasures, like our parents and their DNA, if we’re lucky, and siblings and grandmas and grandpas. But mostly, we’re given things. […]

Take a Stand: Youth for Conservation Project

We are excited to have launched our Take a Stand: Youth for Conservation Program. This is a partnership between Simon Fraser University and the Stand film team, including myself, Nicolas Teichrob and Anthony Bonello. If your school is interested in participating in this engaging program please contact our program co-ordinator listed in brochure below. Our […]

Stand Film Now On Netflix

The Stand film team was recently excited to hear that a deal had been made with tv giant Netflix to showcase Stand under the documentary category. So if you have Netflix sit down with your family and friends and enjoy. Nic, Anthony, Raph, the Bella Bella woodworking students and all those involved including myself are […]

MEC F.E.A.T Talk

Recently I had the honour of presenting as part of the MEC FEAT evening of speakers. Thanks to Sean Verret, the organizer who invited me to share my story and sup expedition from Haida Gwaii. FEAT, Fascinating Expedition & Adventure Talks, is an annual evening of time-limited presentations. Each presenter speaks for seven minutes; no […]

Salmon and Spirit Bears- Great Bear SUP Trip 2013

  This year our expedition and paddling team of six clients headed up to the Great Bear Rainforest a little early due to the future arrival of our baby on September 11th.  Jen was disappointed that she had to stay home this year. Jen usually guides with me on the trip but she had more […]

The Canadian Surf Movie- Protecting the Great Bear Rainforest

Carey Misler’s new film, The Canadian Surf Movie has been completed and screenings will start soon. Big thanks to Carey for showcasing the protection of the Great Bear Rainforest. Here is a clip from the movie with some old Standup4Greatbear footage. Thanks to Boardworks Surf Canada.