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Area 23 bivalves shellfish closure now in place

Effective immediately, there is a harvest prohibition for all shellfish in 23-3. Eating contaminated shellfish can make you very sick. It can even be life threatening. Cooking shellfish does not destroy all biotoxins. The shellfish you harvest and eat should always come from an open area. When an area is officially “closed,” it is both illegal and unsafe to … Continue reading Area 23 bivalves shellfish closure now in place

Fire ban extends to include fog zone, including Pachena

Effective as of August 1, all open fires will be prohibited throughout the Coastal Fire Centre’s jurisdiction including the Fog Zone. The following activities are prohibited within the specified area: Campfires Category 2 open fires - an open fire, excluding a campfire, that burns piled material no larger than two metres high and three metres … Continue reading Fire ban extends to include fog zone, including Pachena

Anacla hosts visitors from the Tribal Journeys

Last Wednesday evening two canoes were spotted coming into Pachena Bay. Paddlers from Ahousaht and Hesquiaht arrived at high tide and the speakers from those communities asked for permission to come ashore. The annual Tribal Journeys - Standing Together trip started on July 14 in Kyoquot and will end in Campbell River Saturday, August 5, … Continue reading Anacla hosts visitors from the Tribal Journeys

Come carve a canoe with Team Huu-ay-aht

For thousands of years the Huu-ay-aht People have traveled the waters around the Barkley Sound and beyond by canoe. It is an important part of the Nations’ history that is still practiced today. This summer, citizens, staff, and chief and elected and hereditary council are invited to be part of this rich past by carving … Continue reading Come carve a canoe with Team Huu-ay-aht

Huu-ay-aht donates $6,000 to Tsilhqot’in wildfire relief efforts and challenges others to do the same

Close to 40,000 British Columbians are displaced as more than 160 wildfires burn in the province. In response to the emergency, Elected and Hereditary leadership from Huu-ay-aht First Nations has donated $6,000 to National Government Chiefs for its wildfire relief fund for the Tsilhqot'in. The communities of Tl'etinqox, ?Esdilagh, Yunesit'in, Tsi Deldel, Tl'esqox, and Xeni … Continue reading Huu-ay-aht donates $6,000 to Tsilhqot’in wildfire relief efforts and challenges others to do the same