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News and updates from the WP1.1 Team

Our WP1.1 team (represented by Dr. Sara Spike and Leah Fulton) presented our BEcoME WP1.1 work at Coastal Zone Canada 2023 in Victoria, B.C. June 11-15 2023. 

They presented in the session "Working together for Coastal and Marine Stewardship"


Sara presented on: "Living with the Seafloor: Exploring Local Knowledge of Coastal and Nearshore Benthic Spaces along the Eastern Shore of Nova Scotia"


Leah presented on: "Harnessing Digital Storytelling with Maps to Empower Coastal Communities for Marine Stewardship and Conservation"


Patricia Manuel also attended the conference. She presented a poster & facilitated a special session about our marine spatial planning work (another OFI project). "Coastal communities in marine spatial planning: Connecting across the coastal zone."


June 3 & 4 2023, Sara, Jumanah and Patricia hosted an exhibit of the BEcoME "Living with the Seafloor" work at the Eastern Shore Cold Waters Seafood Festival" in Lake Charlotte, 'Memory Lane 1940s Heritage Village", The team presented maps, video exhibits of benthic mapping & visualizations & invited people to annotate maps with information about the coast. 


May 23-26 2023, Jumanah attended the OFI Researchers' Conference in St. John's NL. She presented a poster about the BEcoME WP1.1 work. 


Gwen Marty has graduated with her Master of Marine Management, Class of '23. Congratulations Gwen!

BEcoME Workshop
The BEcoME Workshop was a great success! Thanks to all who participated!
Tuesday January 17th  |  9:00am to 4:30pm  |  Courtyard Halifax Downtown Marriott
See agenda below.
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