Lara Hoshizaki


Lara is the Program Manager of the Coastal Stewardship Network (CSN), a program of Coastal First Nations – Great Bear Initiative, an alliance of the Council of the Haida Nation, Old Massett Village Council, Skidegate Band Council, Metlakatla Governing Council, Gitga’at First Nation, Heiltsuk Tribal Council, Kitasoo Band Council, Nuxalk Nation, and the Wuikinuxv Nation. Since 2005, the CSN has supported member Nations’ Stewardship Offices and Coastal Guardian Watchmen as they work together to protect and manage their ancestral territories. Lara holds a Msc. in Resource Management and Environmental Studies from the University of British Columbia and throughout her academic and professional career has developed expertise in conservation planning, field-based monitoring, data governance, and data management.