Sustainable & Ethical Marine Harvesting - April 2019
DateApril 14, 2019
Fishing for tonight's dinner or for the year ahead, guiding others, or earning a living, are all paths that lead us to collect and bring findings home from local marine habitats.
This one-day course will provide tools to assist you in self-evaluating your choices and behaviours in order to reduce harm and protect habitats and organisms. Prey choice, seasonality, and community pressures are all important considerations that hunters have used for generations to ensure their valued catches will be there for generations to come. If you are curious and excited about fish id tools, sustainable harvesting choices, and the life histories of the many organisms we love to eat, come join us!
At the Ucluelet Community Centre:
9 – 11 What is sustainable harvesting? Biology & ecology, euthanasia and animal care.
11 – 12 Department of Fisheries & Oceans – licensing & legalities, open question period
Break for lunch and head to the beach….
1:30-3 Traditional and current Nuu-chah-nulth harvesting practices and lessons - hišukniš c̓awaak (everything is one and interconnected) - Josh Charleson, Uu-a-thluk
3 – 4 Beach seine and species id
4 – 5 Visit to the aquarium and course end
How to register:
Register through Eventbrite or contact Nicole at firstname.lastname@example.org or 250-726-6508.