Category Archives : Healthy Watersheds and Airsheds


The Case for Indigenous Guardian Programs

Indigenous Guardians monitor and protect the lands and waters on their territory. They are the “eyes and ears” of a First Nation on the ground. Guardians monitor the activities of resources users, enforce federal, provincial, and Indigenous laws, gather data >


Recommendations for Optimal Implementation of the Elk/Beaver Lake Watershed Management Plan

A report prepared for Veins of Life Watershed Society identifying opportunities to strengthen and supplement the Capital Regional District’s draft management plan to address deteriorating water quality and other ecological conditions at Elk/Beaver Lake (near Victoria, BC.)


The Case for a Guardian Network Initiative

A report prepared by the BC First Nations Energy and Mining Council and the UVic Environmental Law Centre that calls upon provincial and federal governments to collaborate with Nations and Guardians to establish a Guardian Network Initiative across the province >