KeepersWeb - Shorekeepers - Reefkeepers
KeepersWeb - Shorekeepers - Reefkeepers

Welcome to the new home of Shorekeepers and Reefkeepers!

Inside you will find practical information about these two "citizen science" protocols that enable community groups like yours to collect scientifically defensible information about the intertidal and sub-tidal habitats and their biota in British Columbia.

After a few days of training in habitat mapping and species identification, you can use these step-by-step protocols to routinely monitor your site of interest or concern. The challenge will be distinguish natural changes from human-induced ones over time. Nevertheless, the resulting data will help us all to gain a better understanding of these dynamic ecosystems, and to make wiser decisions about coastal development and marine conservation. Photo courtesy of


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