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A community-led initiative supported by TNC, the Supporting Emerging Aboriginal Stewards (SEAS) enables transformative and lasting conservation by engaging Indigenous youth and reviving traditional stewardship. Reaching more than 450 students per year, SEAS connects youth of all ages to the natural world just outside their front door.


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The Next Generation

First Nations protected Canada's Great Bear Rainforest for future generations. Now local communities are rebuilding ties to this land. Read the article >

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The Impact of SEAS

Our program evaluation found that 70% more youth now visit culturally important places within their territories thanks to SEAS. Download the summary >

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Support SEAS

The SEAS program is designed, led, and championed by Indigenous communities with support from TNC Canada. Learn how you can help >