Wuikinuxv | Coastal Guardian Watchmen Network
Coastal Guardian Watchmen
The Wuikinuxv people are, and always have been connected to the lands and waters in our territory. The Wuikinuxv have established a community-based Wuikinuxv Guardian Watchmen program, with dedicated staff and resources to be the “eyes and the ears” of the territory. They will help monitor and protect important cultural and ecological resources that are critical to the health and wellbeing of the Wuikinuxv people. The Wuikinuxv Guardian Watchmen program builds on and strengthens the work currently undertaken by staff in the Aboriginal Fisheries Strategy program, land use planning, and marine use planning.
- Wuikinuxv hosted the Ecosystem-Based Management Learning Forum in June
- A new partnership has been formed with Hakai Beach Institute
- Three Wuikinuxv Guardian Watchmen recently completed the Northwest Community College Guardian Watchmen Certification training. Jason Surgent and Jeff Johnson have been hired to work as Guardian Watchmen this field season