Michelle Puckett – Clam Gardens on Quadra Island, BC.

Upcoming Talk – Tuesday, May 20, 2014.  7:30 pm, at Cornett Building, Room B129, UVic (see map below)

Transforming the Beach, Transforming our Thinking: Ancient Clam Gardens of Northern Quadra Island, BC. A talk by Michelle Puckett

The indigenous people of the Northwest Coast practised a variety of resource and environmental management strategies to maintain and enhance foods, and other valued resources. This paper focuses on one form of ancient marine management, locally known as “clam gardens”. Continue reading