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Tseshaht First Nation re-opens Broken Group Islands with refreshed Beach Keepers Program – Westerly News

To help sustain the program, tour operators are encouraged to implement a $10 per day per guest fee

Jul. 23, 2021

Following the lead of the Tla-o-qui-aht’s Tribal Parks Movement, Tseshaht First Nation re-opened the Broken Group Islands (BGI) with a refreshed stewardship initiative called the ‘Beach Keepers Program’.

Tseshaht First Nation Elected Chief Councillor Ken Watts (Wahmeesh) says they have three Beach Keepers, plus one youth, that help with patrolling, monitoring, surveying and education.

“Our Beach Keepers are out there. They are the faces of the Broken Group Islands,” said Watts.

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