News - Waters

MIRED IN A SEA OF BUREAUCRACY
Dealing with derelict boats in Nanwakolas member Nations’ territories is a high priority for them. It is a goal that is immensely challenged by bureaucracy, but the Nations are working hard to partner on solutions.…
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The Ripple Effect
The Nanwakolas Council Marine Team works with the member First Nations to achieve their goals and priorities in marine stewardship. Behind the scenes in the Nanwakolas office are a small, hardworking crew, supporting member First…
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Staying Safe, Getting Things Done
How Nanwakolas Council is working during COVID-19   Earlier this year—like every other organization in British Columbia—Nanwakolas Council was faced with the challenge of how to keep working while ensuring we are doing our best…
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A Togetherness of Guardians
The 2019 annual gathering of the Ha-ma-yas Stewardship Network involved watershed planning, “deep time” archaeological surveys, eDNA, the ICO, story-telling, karaoke and more. A gathering on Quadra The latest gathering of the Ha-ma-yas First Nations…
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Guardian Watchmen Gather on Quadra Island
Stewards from northern Vancouver Island and beyond had a week of knowledge sharing and capacity building at Hakai’s ecological observatory. In May on Quadra Island, the Hakai Institute was proud to host a gathering of…
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