Projects

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Abandoned Aquaculture Site Remediation   

Dismantling, removing, responsibly disposing and recycling of 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 local First Nations, 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 First Nation territories.  In partnership with the Department of Fisheries and Oceans, Parks Canada, the Province of British Columbia, BC Parks and local First Nations.

Abandoned and Derelict Vessel Removal

 

Removing abandoned and derelict vessels within traditional First Nation territories.  In partnership with Transport Canada, Department of Fisheries and Oceans, Canadian Coast Guard and local First Nations.

Wild Salmon Migratory Corridor Remediation 
Emergency Response

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

First Nation Community Revitalizations and Traditional Territory Habitat Rehabilitation  

 

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

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 First Nation.   

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 First Nation.     

          

Large Pelagics Monitoring and Assessment  
 

Stock assessment and monitoring (including DNA sampling and PSAT/acoustic 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.  

Wild Salmon and Marine Wildlife Monitoring and Assessment  
 

Stock assessment and monitoring (including DNA sampling and tagging) of wild salmon in British Columbia, and monitoring and assessment of marine wildlife in Canadian waters.  In partnership with the Government of Canada.  

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