Projects

Oyster Island - Abandoned Aquaculture Site Remediation   

Dismantling abandoned aquaculture infrastructure in British Columbia. Retrieval of abandoned, lost or otherwise discarded fishing gear (ALDFG), habitat remediation and removal of pollutants and infrastructure impacting navigable waters and wildlife.  In partnership with the Ahousaht FN, Department of Fisheries and Oceans, Transport Canada and Ministry of FLNRORD.

Aquatic Invasive Specie Monitoring and Control - European Green Crab

 

Monitoring and controlling the spread of European Green Crab within traditional FN territories in British Columbia.  In partnership with the Department of Fisheries and Oceans, Parks Canada, the Province of British Columbia, BC Parks and local First Nations.

Wild Salmon Migratory Corridor Remediation 
Emergency Response

Retrieval of abandoned, lost or otherwise discarded fishing gear (ALDFG). Restoring and rehabilitating migratory corridors for salmon.  Focusing on estuaries, coastal watersheds, nearshore rearing areas, eelgrass beds and shorelines within British Columbia.  In partnership with BC Parks, Ahousaht, Tla-o-qui-aht FN, TPA, Cermaq Canada, Creative Salmon, Pacific Sands Beach Resort and Clayoquot Wilderness Resort. 

Ahousaht First Nation Community Revitalization & Traditional Territory Habitat Rehabilitation  

 

Improving habitat and humanity in traditional Ahousaht territorial lands and waters. Retrieval of abandoned, lost or otherwise discarded fishing gear (ALDFG). Community revitalization, derelict vehicle and vessel removal, seabed and salmonid migratory corridor rehabilitation.   In partnership with the Ahousaht FN and Cermaq Canada.    

Cleland Island Ecological Reserve (CIER)  
Emergency Response

 

CIER critical wildlife habitat remediation in advance of the spring shorebird and pinniped migration and foraging/nesting season.  Retrieval of abandoned, lost or otherwise discarded fishing gear (ALDFG), petroleum contamination removal and habitat restoration.  In partnership with Parks Canada, RES, CCU, Cermaq Canada, SSC and the Ahousaht FN.                                                             

Rafael Point, Flores Island  
Emergency Response

 

Critical habitat remediation for wildlife.  Retrieval of abandoned, lost or otherwise discarded fishing gear (ALDFG), petroleum contamination removal and habitat restoration. 17.3 kilometres of inter-tidal and nearshore habitat restored within Ahousaht FN traditional territory and BC Parks.  In partnership with BC Parks, Cermaq Canada, CCU, SSC, CWR and the Ahousaht FN.            

          

Hesquiaht First Nation Territorial Land and Waters Restoration
Emergency Response

 

Critical habitat remediation for wildlife.  Retrieval of abandoned, lost or otherwise discarded fishing gear (ALDFG), petroleum contamination removal and habitat restoration. 29.7 kilometres of inter-tidal and nearshore habitat restored within Hesquiaht FN traditional territory.  In partnership with BC Parks, Cermaq Canada,  Creative Salmon, SSC, CCU  and the Hesquiaht FN.     

          

Large Pelagics Monitoring and Assessment  
 

Stock assessment and monitoring (including DNA sampling and PSAT/TBF tagging) of large pelagics (bluefin, big eye, yellowfin and albacore tunas, marlin, sailfish and sword fish) in Canadian and International waters. In partnership with the Government of Canada, The Billfish Foundation, ICAAT and the IGFA.  

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