Ocean ambassadors soaking up Indigenous conservation knowledge in Nova Scotia – CBC

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Ocean ambassadors soaking up Indigenous conservation knowledge in Nova Scotia – CBC

by ahnationtalk on June 8, 202230 Views

Jun 08, 2022

Program includes 18 participants from across Canada between 18 and 30

Ocean ambassadors from across Canada are getting hands-on experience this week with Indigenous conservation practices in Nova Scotia.

Eighteen participants between the ages of 18 and 30 are taking part in activities such as electrofishing — a scientific surveying method that uses an electrical current to catch fish. They’re also learning how to help protect the health of oceans, rivers and streams.

“It’s really a chance for them to look at their own communities and think what the needs and issues are, and maybe what we can help solve as it directly relates to ocean health,” said Patrick Lamontagne, senior manager of the Ocean Bridge program.

Read More: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/nova-scotia/indigenous-conservation-ocean-ambassadors-1.6479992

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