Toward a New Framework for Collaborative Watershed Governance in British Columbia
Resilience in the Face of Change
“Collaborative watershed governance, simply put, is working together to reach shared outcomes and resolving differences among community, private sector and governmental interests, while maintaining or restoring the biophysical and ecosystem resilience of a watershed,” writes Brian Wilkes of the Collaborative Watershed Governance Initiative in a Discussion Paper prepared in September 2009.
“Watershed management and the compelling need for a more integrated and collaborative approach, are emerging as a central requirement in recent policies related to the sustainability of water and of its benefits and products.”
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