Tag: Central Coast

Guardian Watchman Ernie Mason labeling crab traps.

New fishing closures proposed for crab

The two key findings from our published research papers are: (1) our catches have declined such that we cannot meet our FSC needs, and (2) fishing closures can help crab populations recover.

Aerial view of the white and blue and green brilliance of the herring spawn in Kitasoo/Xai’xais territory.

Oceans RFA formalizes collaborative marine management process

In June 2018, on National Indigenous People’s Day, representatives from 14 First Nations gathered near Prince Rupert, along with officials from Canada’s Federal Government, to announce a landmark agreement for working together to protect and manage the North Pacific Coast. The Reconciliation Framework Agreement for Bioregional Oceans Management and Protection, often referred to simply as