Working Together for Coastal Conservation

Through education, training, and proactive community engagement, Coastal Water Protectors strive to preserve BC's coastal environment and restore the health of its aquatic ecosystems.

Upcoming Events

Connect with us at one of the many events we host and take part in across British Columbia

Tidal Talks with the Coastal Water Protectors

Tidal Talks with the Coastal Water Protectors

Fort St. John, BC

Dive into engaging group discussions and insightful presentations on coastal conservation. We will also have some spill kits available for those interested in receiving one for their pleasure craft.

Sweeping the Shores

Sweeping the Shores

Vancouver, BC

Join us for a beach clean-up session! Help keep our beaches clean and healthy by removing litter from the shoreline. Gloves, trash pickers, and biodegradable bags will be provided. Let's make a difference together!

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Why Is Aquatic Conservation Important?

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2023 Coastal Conference

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Why Is Aquatic Conservation Important?

Immerse yourself in an in-depth exploration of aquatic and coastal conservation as passionate attendees share their insights, experiences, and thoughts on the crucial importance of preserving our oceans and coastal areas.

Hear from our participants as they…

Why Is Aquatic Conservation Important?


The Coastal Water Protectors focus their efforts on coastal and aquatic conservation throughout the province of British Columbia. This work actively engages with community members through various projects and programs to deliver advocacy, planning, education and awareness.

Aquatic Habitat  Restoration Fund

Aquatic Habitat Restoration Fund

The project contributes to strategic planning, Indigenous capacity building to enable education on habitat restoration and conservation.

Co-Developing Community Response

Co-Developing Community Response

The project addresses Indigenous concerns surrounding the risks associated with tanker traffic to marine activities and the environment.