Your oceanside campus.

Bamfield Marine Sciences Centre is a world-class teaching and research facility located on the outer west coast of Vancouver Island, Canada, situated in the traditional territory of the Huu-ay-aht First Nations, a Nuu-chah-nulth Nation and member of the Maa-nulth Treaty Society.

The Marine Centre supports diverse coastal and marine research of the highest calibre and is recognized as among the very best research and training facilities in the world.

Explore the diversity of this dynamic coastal environment, from exposed rocky shorelines, expansive sandy beaches, productive estuaries, and ancient coastal temperate rainforests.

Phil Lavoie is taking on a new role as the BMSC Skipper/Foreshore Assistant

Congratulations Phil!

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Humans Managed Shellfish and their Predators for Millennia, Study Finds

New research challenges widely held assumptions about historical sea otter populations with implications for conservation policy and Indigenous reconciliation.

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Bamfield Marine Sciences Centre is a not-for-profit, registered Canadian charity.

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