The bay on Kateri Tekakwitha Island was once a dry and rocky shoreline. It has been renaturalized by the Kahnawà:ke Environment Protection Office bay restoration project.

The article showcases the Kahnawà:ke Environment Protection Office’s (KEPO) exemplary Indigenous-led conservation work on Kateri Tekakwitha Island, off Kahnawà:ke (Quebec), which has revitalized the island’s ecosystem over nearly a decade, demonstrating the power of community-driven, Indigenous-led land stewardship in restoring biodiversity and fostering environmental appreciation.


Photo: Verity Stevenson/CBC

Kahnawà:ke’s bay restoration hailed as an example of Indigenous-led conservation

Author: Verity Stevenson, CBC News

Year: 2023

Media Type: News Article