Rollout of ‘Beyond the Guidebook 2010’ will continue at the ‘From Rain to Resource Workshop’ in Kelowna
Note to Readers:
The purpose of the From Rain to Resource Workshop on October 28-29 in Kelowna is to integrate the perspectives of the people working on-the-ground and those developing and adopting policy.
Ted van der Gulik, Chair of the Water Balance Model Inter-Governmental Partnership will represent the ‘convening for action’ partners to continue the rollout of Beyond the Guidebook 2010: Implementing a New Culture for Urban Watershed Protection and Restoration in British Columbia.
Settlement Change in Balance with Ecology
“It takes time to change the local government culture. British Columbia communities now have the tools and the case study experience to ‘design with nature’. British Columbia is at a tipping point. Beyond the Guidebook 2010 sets the stage for ensuring that future settlement change (development) is in balance with ecology,” states Ted van der Gulik.
Beyond the Guidebook 2010
Beyond the Guidebook 2010: Implementing a New Culture for Urban Watershed Protection and Restoration in British Columbia describes how a ‘covening for action’ culture has taken root in British Columbia. Bringing together local government practitioners in neutral forums has enabled implementers to collaborate as regional teams. Their action-oriented focus has resulted in ‘how to dit it; examples that help decision-makers visualize what ‘design with nature’ policy goals look like on the ground.
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Posted October 2010