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Beyond the Guidebook Initiative

FLASHBACK TO 2012: Ministry of Environment and Partnership for Water Sustainability aligned efforts to advance the 'Beyond the Guidebook' initiative


“The Ministry looks forward to aligning efforts with the Partnership to further advance implementation of the ‘Beyond the Guidebook’ initiative. Inter-regional collaboration is the pathway to a consistent approach to water sustainability and green infrastructure policies and practices up and down the east coast of Vancouver Island,” stated Cairine MacDonald.

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Okanagan Rain to Resource Workshop: Ted van der Gulik presents the storyline for "Beyond the Guidebook 2010"


“Beyond the Guidebook 2010 demonstrates that the practitioner culture is changing as an outcome of collaboration, partnerships and alignment; and provides local governments with 'how to' guidance for developing outcome-oriented urban watershed plans,” states Ted van der Gulik. “The Guidebook recognized that water volume is something over which local government has control through its infrastructure policies, practices and standards.”

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It’s raining, it’s pouring – BC Communities are leading the way


“A key challenge in ensuring urban stream health has been getting all the players involved in the community to move in the same direction. “Convening for Action” involves bringing everyone together in a workshop setting to share experiences, talk about barriers, and find solutions,” states Deborah Carlson.

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