Water Stewardship Information Sources

Citation Fraser Basin Council. 2012. Rethinking our water ways: A report on regional workshops on water and watershed planning in the face of climat echange and other challenges. Fraser Basin Council.
Organization Fraser Basin Council
URL http://www.thinksalmon.com/reports/ReThinking_Water_Workshop_Report_Complete.pdf
Abstract/Description or Keywords Five regional workshops were delivered, in Prince George, 100 Mile House, Salmon Arm,
Chilliwack and New Westminster, taking place from September 2011 to January 2012. The
workshops were attended by 178 workshop participants and about 200 copies of the print
version of the Guide were distributed. This workshop report focuses on the main points of
discussion during the afternoon dialogue among small groups and plenary sessions. The first
dialogue sessions focused on water and watershed issues, challenges / barriers and
Some of the key issues discussed at the workshops and profiled in this report include:
• Climate change impacts;
• Energy resource development;
• Land use (and impacts on water);
• Public attitudes, awareness and engagement (or lack thereof);
• Water quantity;
• Water quality and pollution (including drinking water source protection);
• Jurisdiction and governance (of water, land and watersheds); and,
• Information and education. climate change, watershed management
Information Type report
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