Natural Environments

Oct 22 2014 - 8:30am to Oct 23 2014 - 3:45pm

New date to be determined.

The workshop focuses on why and how local leaders and community partners in Northern BC can integrate sustainability planning, processes and projects with efforts to foster community health and well-being.

Sep 16 2014 - 7:30am to 6:30pm

On September 16th, join leaders, emerging innovators and practitioners as we explore new product and systems design, new materials, and new business models that are keeping pace with a new economic landscape – a landscape that is more circular than linear.

Providing parks and greenspace are not only ways to beautify communities and make life more pleasant, but such spaces also play a central role in human health and well-being. Mounting evidence now tells us that trees, parks, and natural elements play an essential role in a healthy human habitat.1

A report that focuses on regional planning and the relevance of parks and greenspace.
– Alberta Recreation and Parks Association

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.

Federal, provincial, and local governments each have defined responsibilities in protecting the quality of our air and the quality and supply of water in B.C. communities and across the country.i Non-profit agencies and residents are also interested in contributing to projects that benefit air and water.

This online guide provides resources for educators, including lesson plans linked to BC Curriculum Prescribed Learning Outcomes addressing the themes of air quality, health, and community engagement.
– Prince George Air Improvement Roundtable (PGAIR) 

Provides useful advice for creating effective policies related to healthy air.
– West Coast Environmental Law

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