New video highlights collaborative efforts to create a Marine Protected Areas network for the Central Coast.
Central Coast Nations are working to design and implement a Marine Protected Area network that will benefit marine ecosystems and uplift our cultures.
Central Coast Nations continue to work toward implementing a Marine Protected Areas network. Here’s a summary of next steps!
A year into the process, Central Coast Nations assess whether management efforts are working to improve crab abundance and food fishery access.
Central Coast Nations launch two new salmon programs to improve catch monitoring and advance restoration in priority watersheds.
Central Coast Nations are working on a feasibility assessment of a possible National Marine Conservation Area Reserve for the Central Coast.
Reciprocity, respect, balance, interconnectedness and intergenerational knowledge: these are principles at the heart of our Nations’ cultures.
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…
Kitasoo Xai’xais Nation declare a new Marine Protected Area in Gitdisdzu Lugyeks (Kitasu Bay) a culturally and ecologically rich area.
Last month, CCIRA representatives were invited to share insights on the effectiveness of the scientific approach within Fisheries and Oceans Canada.