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We are located on Quadra Island which has approximately 3000 full time residents with anincrease during the summer.We are a ten minute ferry ride from Campbell River, B. Facilities on Quadra include two large grocery stores, gas station, many specialty shops, doctors, nurse practitioner,dentist, chiropractor, drug store, RCMP, an excellent fire department and grade school.Quadra Island is the central community of the Discovery Islands, a group of small islands located along the Inside Passage seaway between Vancouver Island and mainland British Columbia, Canada.Quadra is home to a lively, close-knit community from all walks of life and all parts of the world.This would make it the oldest clam garden on record, pushing back the known history of these structures by as much as 2,000 years.Clam gardens are a form of food production and food security that the First Nations peoples have used for generations, says Nicole Smith, an independent archaeologist working with the Hakai Institute* studying the Quadra Island sites.Families who built the clam gardens likely controlled harvesting from those sites.
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The clam gardens on Quadra Island are located within the territories of the Laich-Kwil-Tach First Nations and northern Coast Salish.
They were identified to Western science by coastal geomorphologist John Harper in the mid-1990s.
Before the ancient Egyptians built the last of the pyramids, indigenous people along the coast of B. were also engineering and building stone structures that would last for thousands of years, a new study shows.
Researchers Dana Lepofsky, Louie Wilson and Ginevra Toniello excavate a clam garden on Quadra Island, B. The gardens are created by a wall built of stones that creates a terrace at the right water level to provide the ideal habitat for clams.