Tag: 2015

May 17

Editorial: South coast needs a marine conservation area, too

South coast needs a marine conservation area, too Laurie Gourlay / Times Colonist May 17, 2015 Congratulations are due the First Nations and B.C. government for finding the will and the way to expedite an agreement that helps protect 102,000 square kilometres of the mid- and northern B.C. coast. The Marine Planning Partnership is an …

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May 17

Marine Protection, southern BC Coast, info summary.

Planning for a new National Marine Conservation Area began back in 2002. Then, in 2011, federal and provincial Environment Ministers announced new boundaries …then, nothing. It’s now time to honour the promises, and declare the Southern Strait of Georgia National Marine Conservation Area. Canada would benefit from rich habitat and fisheries, …and British Columbia, and …

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