Coastal Guardians conduct regular creekwalks to assess salmon populations and aid long-term restoration efforts.
Coastal Guardians are often first on the scene to respond to whales in distress, whether entangled in discarded fishing gear or beached on the rocky shoreline.
Data collected by Guardians on the Central Coast led to collaborative efforts to increase access to Dungeness crab, an important cultural and food fishery for those Nations.
Coastal Guardian Watchmen digitally capture records of patrols using the Regional Monitoring System, clearly showing their dedicated presence throughout coastal territories.
Since 2010, Guardians have recorded 38,964 hours of patrols, all registered in their Regional Monitoring System.
The Case for Investment report highlights the significant benefits of the Coastal Guardian Watchmen, and the importance of multi-year funding to ensure they can do their jobs effectively into the future.
In the spirit of collaboration, we celebrate the announcement of the new Gitdisdzu Lugyeks (Kitasu Bay) Marine Protected Area in Kitasoo Xai’xais Territory.
On this Oceans Day, let’s work together to rebuild the natural abundance of the coast.
Kitasoo Xai’xais and Nuxalk Nations sign an MOU with BC that extends their stewardship authorities to Park Ranger authorities.