Author: CCIRA

An MPA Network for the Central Coast: The Process So Far

An MPA Network for the Central Coast: The Process So Far

The planning process to establish a Marine Protected Areas (MPA) network in Heiltsuk, Kitasoo Xai’xais, Nuxalk and Wuikinuxv Nations’ territories has been ongoing for 17 years, since 2006. There have been dozens of Nation Stewardship and Marine Use Committee Meetings, and substantial input from each Nation’s leadership, key community knowledge holders, elders, science and marine…