Resources for Rural & Small Communities
The Canadian Rural Revitalization Foundation works to improve understanding of issues and opportunities that are of common interest to rural residents across Canada. Their members include rural leaders, rural organizations, development practitioners, government policy makers, researchers, students, and other stakeholders both in Canada and internationally.
Develop with Care: Environmental Guidelines for Urban and Rural Land Development in British Columbia (2014)
This document has been prepared for use by local governments, the development community, landowners and environmental organizations as a comprehensive guide to maintaining environmental values during the development of urban and rural lands.
It sets out the program priorities of the Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations, the Ministry of Environment, and other provincial and federal agencies, promoting ways to retain and create environmental function and resilience as communities grow.
Provides sample bylaws, tools for stewardship and protection of natural green infrastructure for different sized communities and rural areas.
– The Wetland Stewardship Partnership et al.