Underwater Food Forests Research Project will study the potential of farming scallops, clams, abalone, and seaweed of the Northern California coast. We will research the viability of commercial seaweed farming as well as its effects to regenerate depleting salmon populations and locally sourced healthy foods.
This project aims to provide local food sources, employment opportunities, and data for other climate adaptation projects in the region.
The Regeneration of the Klamath project is intended to build a learning model to help Tribal and non-Tribal watershed residents on the types of jobs and skills needed for life after Klamath Dam Removal.
Topics included but are not limited to fish monitoring, environmental clean up strategies, restoration practices, emerging technologies and watershed connectivity.
The IndigiSTREAM project is the development of an Indigenous-led production company focused on amplifying Indigenous-led regeneration projects and campaigns. For those not familiar, "STREAM" stands for "Sciences, Technologies, Research, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics" and will remain central to this project's development and implementation.
Starting with podcasts, we plan to expand to establish radio stations, television shows and motion pictures.
Projects include: "Fish Wars" (Motion Picture) "Redwood Indian Marathon" (Motion Picture), "Inter-Tribal Sports Network - ISN" (News Station)
The development of a community based marketplace for Indigenous Food Producers, Artists, and other Native-owned businesses. One main goal is to provide digital and in-person trading posts to promote local based sources of food, products and services.
Inspired by the Exchange Avenue project based out of Oahu, Hawaii, this initiative will start with the Indigenous Peoples of Northern California but has the potential to scale quickly to state-wide and more regional markets as well.
Watershed Regenerative Ventures is committed to projects that will restore the ecological vitality of the Lower Klamath River. We will focus on water infrastructure, usage and policies on various levels.
Projects Include: Household Rainwater Catchment Systems, Micro-Storage Facilities, Alternative Energy Systems, Water Policy Advocacy
Transportation has long been one of the notorious barriers to local market resilience and quality of life on the Rivers. To start, Watershed Regenerative Ventures is focusing on trail development and maintenance projects throughout the Yurok Indian Reservation however we intend to support various local roads, bridge, and emergency services projects.
Projects include: Weitchpec School & New Village Road Improvements, Old Martins Ferry Bridge Removal, New Bridge Upgrades.
Watershed Regenerative Ventures will support a diverse constellation of Decentralized Research Pods (DRPs) & Design Labs will be maker spaces aimed at inspiring local community members and experts in developing pathways to solutions facing the regeneration of the Klamath Basin and those who depend on her.
We are currently looking for project advisors for all projects. Please call or email us to discuss your interest and your availability!