Community marine use planning coordinators

Julie Carpenter – Heiltsuk

Julie is a member of the Heiltsuk Nation and has a Bachelor’s degree in Biology from the University of Victoria. She has been working at the forefront of Heiltsuk marine use stewardship for over 8 years. She has helped the Heiltsuk Nation build their marine use plan since the beginning and has also led improved scientific understanding throughout her territory through clam, trap, dive and other surveys. Julie’s experience with her territory and respect among her Nation’s people has helped to ensure that the Heiltsuk Marine Use Plan is a foundational document that will guide marine stewardship in the area for decades to come.

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