CDS Archives

The series of 20 Community Dialogue Sessions has concluded successfully.  A range of  perspectives were offered from advocates of the forest industry, First Nations, professional foresters and biologists, conservationists, recreationists, youth, current and past provincial and local politicians, and local governments.
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Attendees at the Community Dialogue Sessions (CDS) identified the following six (6) priority expectations related to the local-regional forest lands:

  • Communities want more influence on decisions regarding management of local forests
  • Communities want to be better informed regarding state of local forest lands
  • Communities want more diverse economic development opportunities from forest lands
  • Communities want more sustainable, integrated resource management (e.g., forests, mining, agriculture)
  • Communities want better monitoring and assessment of local forest lands management
  • Communities want a high level of stewardship on private forest lands

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LIST OF DIALOGUE SESSIONS

The summary reports below identify key messages arising from the summer series. If you did not participate in a Session and would like to share your views in advance of the fall series, or if you participated and have further comments, please submit them via email (info@bcforestconversation.com/), Facebook or Twitter.

Summer Sessions (June 2011):

Fall Sessions (September – November 2011):