Natural Environments

Oct 19 2021 - 10:00am to Oct 21 2021 - 4:15pm

At SCC 2021, get hands-on tools and knowledge while exploring issues fundamental to building equitable, sustainable communities, including Canada’s path to net-zero by 2050, and small community and nature-based solutions. Join hundreds of municipal leaders, staff, and community partners to learn best practices and gain new insights on how to tackle your community’s most pressing sustainability challenges.

Oct 21 2020 - 10:00am to 11:30am

Join the RDKB and Interior Health- Healthy Communities team to learn more about how the state of our watershed influences our health and the health of our Boundary communities. Hear how community plans can help promote and protect resilient watersheds.

Registration available here.

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.

Louise Richmond of Salmon Arm City Council explains an amazing new project to bring art to their local trail network.  The art can be enjoyed by city residents using the trails and will ultimately become a photo book to be shared more widely.  This video was filmed at the 2015 UBCM Convention.

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.

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