The Great Bear Sea MPA Network

The benefits of the Great Bear Sea MPA Network are virtually endless, from protecting coastal habitats to supporting healthy ecosytems.

What are Marine Protected Areas?

The sun rising over small island as seen from the Prince Rupert to Port Hardy Ferry.

Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) are designated areas of the ocean and coastal regions which are managed to protect marine ecosystems, habitats, and species while also enhancing local and regional fishing stocks.