articles for period 2006 thru 2010

Nature’s Revenue Streams: turning ‘green’ into ‘gold’

Nature's Revenue Streams is a 3-year public-private pilot project, based in Saanich BC, that will link rainwater infrastructure to the restoration of stream and watershed function. The project will show how urban development can be used as an opportunity to improve watershed and stream health, build/restore aquatic habitat and reduce infrastructure costs for developers and the municipality while also addressing rainwater runoff.

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Sensitive Habitat Inventory Mapping in Kelowna

Sensitive Habitat Inventory and Mapping (SHIM) is a standard for fish and aquatic habitat mapping in urban and rural watersheds in British Columbia. SHIM attempts to ensure the collection and mapping of reliable, high quality, current, and spatially accurate information about local freshwater habitats, watercourses, and associated riparian communities.

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Okanagan Lake Action Plan update

The Okanagan Lake Action Plan Update presentation provides an overview of the 20-year Okanagan Lake Action Plan, which was initiated ten years ago to restore declining kokanee stocks in Okanagan Lake.

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