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collaborative management

West Coast Aquatic

#7–5440 Argyle Street
Port Alberni, BC V9Y 1T7

West Coast Aquatic operates within Nuu-chah-nulth ha-houlthee (territory), which stretches along approximately 300 kilometres of the west coast of Vancouver Island; from Brooks Peninsula, north of Kyuquot, to Sheringham Point, south of Port Renfrew, and bordered inland by the height of land along watersheds dividing Vancouver Island and to the territorial offshore limit.

West Coast Aquatic also works throughout BC promoting collaboration in natural resource management.

Our office is located at the Harbour Quay (above the Alberni Aquarium) in Port Alberni.

Contact Our Staff

Tawney Lem


Management Association

Executive Director

tawney [at]

Marc LaBrie


Management Association

Director of Development

marc [at]

West Coast Aquatic believes in the power of what can be achieved when diverse people who are passionate about the west coast of BC - people who make a living from its waters, rely on its health for food, and protect its beauty - are connected with the living landscape that they are a part of.