Resources and Publications



What's New?

Tsunami Debris Webpage - We've recently created a separate webpage with resources and information on the Japan Tsunami Debris.

Find resources and websites on the following topics:

Tsunami Debris
Laws and Regulations
Ecosystem-Based Management
Climate Change
Conservancies
Fisheries
Forestry
International Indigenous Networks
Land Use Planning
Marine Use Planning
Monitoring Protocols and Techniques
Species at Risk
Weather
Wildlife
Miscellaneous Topics

Tsunami Debris

Laws and Regulations

Ecosystem-Based Management (EBM)

  • Coastal First Nations Great Bear Initiative EBM webpage - Find current information on the various components of Land Use Planning and Ecosystem-Based Management (EBM) on the North and Central Coast, including land use plans and  agreements, institutions, forestry, protected areas, the EBM Learning Forum, and conservation financing.
  • EBM Fact Sheets - A series of Fact Sheets on the various components of Ecosystem-Based Management including:

Marine Use Planning

Land Use Planning
  • Coastal First Nations Great Bear Initiative Land Use Planning webpage - Find current information about implementation of Land and Resource Planning Agreements. You can download  the Land and Resources Protocol Agreement and Strategic Land Use Planning Agreements for each First Nation.
  • Integrated Land Management Bureau - The Province's website for information on Strategic Land Use Planning Agreements, EBM, Legal Objectives, government-to-government agreements, EBM Working Group projects, Adaptive Management Steering Committee, the history of land use planning in BC and other provincial information.
Fisheries
Forestry
Wildlife
Weather
Conservancies
  • BC Parks - Information on conservancies on the North and Central Coast, including collaborative protected area agreements and management planning
  • Great Bear Rainforest Conservancy map - Map produced by the Sierra Club BC of locations of new conservancies, parks, ecosystem-based management areas and biodivesrity areas for the North and Central Coast and Haida Gwaii.
  • Qqs Projects Society Coast Watch - Heiltsuk scientific research and monitoring initiative
Monitoring Protocols and Techniques
  • Environmental Laws: A Field Guide for BC's Central and North Coast and Haida Gwaii - A field guide to common environmental offences, including fishing, hunting and trapping, pollution, forest practices, cultural and archeaological sites, parks and protected areas, species at risk, and boating.
  • Forest and Range Evaluation Program Resource Value Indicators - Resource values (biodiversity, cultural heritage resources, fish/riparian, forest and associated plant communities, recreation resources, soils, timber, visual quality, water and wildlife) indicator protocol documents that provide background information and instructions for data collection under the Forests and Range Evaluation Program mandate.
  • Canadian Aquatic Biomonitoring Network (CABIN) - A national collaborative program and network for collecting, assessing and distributing information on the biological condition and biodiversity of aquatic ecosystems in Canada. They provide an online training program to provide interested participants with a nationally standardized protocol for aquatic biomonitoring.
Species at Risk
Climate Change
  • Managing BC's Forests for a Cooler Climate - Carbon Storage, Sustainable Jobs and Conservation. A report by the David Suzuki Foundation on measures for responding to climate change, including increased conservation; a new approach to calculating logging rates that takes into account carbon storage; reducing waste; better tree-planting methods; and a cautious approach to wood-fired bioenergy.

International Indigenous Networks

  • North Australian Indigenous Land and Sea Management Alliance (NAILSMA)  - an alliance that supports Aboriginal land and sea management using strategic approaches to care for country with an emphasis on practical management by Traditional Owners across north Australia.
  • Pacific Islands Marine Protected Areas Community (PIMPAC) - a collaboration of marine protected area (MPA) managers, non-governmental organizations, local communities, federal, state, and territorial agencies, and other stakeholders working together to collectively enhance the effective use and management of MPAs in the U.S. Pacific Islands and Freely Associated States.
  • The Locally-Managed Marine Area (LMMA) Network - a group of marine conservation practitioners working in Asia and the Pacific who have joined together to increase the success of our efforts. The website provides information, lessons and stories from communities that are using a locally-managed marine area approach in the management and conservation of their marine resources. 
  • Arctic Borderlands Knowledge Cooperative - the Co-op monitors and assesses change in the range of the Porcupine Caribou Herd and adjacent Mackenzie Delta area in NWT, Yukon & Alaska.  Indigenous communities and scientists are working together on an ecological monitoring program for the Northern Yukon focused on climate change, contaminants and regional development.  An important part of the program is bringing together science and local and traditional knowledge.
Miscellaneous Resources