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Making the Southern Strait an NMCA - your feedback wanted!

  

Give YOUR FEEDBACK on Parks Canada's 

proposed National Marine Conservation Area 

The Southern Strait of Georgia is an incredibly rich part of our inland sea with unique marine habitats and a huge diversity of marine life. It is also bustling with human activities.

Orca Pod by Alexandra Morton

A National Marine Conservation Area (NMCA) will help ensure that the special species and their habitats are protected, and the wide array of human uses - from fishing to shipping to whale watching and more - are sustainably managed.

Parks Canada is finalizing plans for a new National Marine Conservation Area in the Southern Strait of Georgia. Public opinion counts - your feedback will influence the outcome.
 

Check out 10 benefits of an NMCA

Visit this website and have your say!

The Islands Trust Council just passed the following resolutions unanimously:

1. That the Islands Trust Council reaffirm its support for a National Marine Conservation Area Reserve in the Southern Strait of Georgia, and affirms its support for enacting the entire perimeter (or larger) as currently proposed.

2. That the Islands Trust Council recommend that local trust committee zoning be used by Parks Canada as the basis for defining the zoning in the National Marine Conservation Area Reserve Interim Management Plan.

3. That the Islands Trust Council propose that the Islands Trust be included in a joint management approach to the National Marine Conservation Area Reserve.


Source URL:
http://www.georgiastrait.org/node/1084