Tag Archives: Fish Habitat Restoration

Kacie McLaren, Kebaowek First Nation

Water First Intern: Kacie McLaren

Youngest of the group, 23 year-old Kacie McLaren is an Algonquin from Kebaowek First Nation. She has an Environmental Technician diploma from Canadore college. She heard about the fish habitat restoration project from her dad, and decided to apply because as an environmentalist she is passionate about protecting mother nature.… Read More

Ivan Polchinski, Kebaowek First Nation

Water First Intern: Ivan Polchinski

Before starting the restoration project, Ivan was working with Land Management at Kebaowek First Nation in various forestry-related jobs. As the mentor of the group, Ivan shared extensive knowledge about the traditional lands and waterways surrounding the community.

He said that he applied for the mentor position because it gave … Read More

McKaylii Jawbone, Kebaowek First Nation

Water First Intern: Mckaylii Jawbone

“Not only did we want to make a difference in the Kipawa Lake fishery, but we also wanted to learn about our land and all the ways we can help preserve the ecosystem; and through this project we were able to accomplish that and much more.”

25 year-old McKaylii Jawbone, … Read More