Agriculture and the Environment

A Consensus on Sensitive Streams

Some agriculture producers have expressed concerns that existing water rights on sensitive streams may be withdrawn and that water for fish will have a priority over other uses.

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Strong Start for Environmental Farm Planning

The encouraging response from the province’s agricultural community to the new Enviornmental Farm program designed to enhance environmental awareness among producers, is good news for B.C. municipalities.

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Environmental Farm Planning Protects Water Resources

Environmental farm planning is a voluntary process that producers (in all types and sizes of farm operations) can use to identify both environmental strengths and any potential risks on their farms. As appropriate, it includes a prioritized action plan to reduce the risks.

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