Many successful Indigenous Guardian programs have a crew of guardians who see their work as a vocation and are passionate about working for their community. Guardians are often ‘generalists’ - they will likely have a mix of experience, personal qualities, knowledge, and skills.
It’s important to find ways to hire and keep good staff, communicate regularly, involve them in decisions and build good rapport between crew members.
As you dig into the nuts and bolts of running your program don’t start from scratch! Borrow from what others have done.
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