This guide is designed for the use of federal and provincial agencies, First Nations, local governments, community stewardship groups, private companies and other stakeholders actively involved in the protection, restoration and conservation of fish populations and fish habitat in British Columbia. It describes the origin, purpose and benefits of Watershed-based Fish Sustainability Planning (WFSP), how it is being implemented in BC, and steps for its ongoing improvement. It also describes in detail the four-stage WFSP sequence that governments, organizations, and individuals with an interest in fish conservation can use now to more effectively promote the long-term health of fish and habitat. It outlines the roles of governments, non-government organizations and other fish conservation interests in implementing this planning sequence. The Introduction outlines why WFSP is needed, how it is different from other fish and habitat initiatives, how it works, and the value to fish conservation interests of adopting
Fraser, Jenny. 2001. Watershed-based Fish Sustainability Planning - Guidebook for Participants. Ministry of Fisheries; Ministry of Environment, Lands and Parks; Fisheries and Oceans Canada. Fisheries Report
Topic: Fish and Fish Habitats
Keywords: guide, first nations, local governments, community stewardship groups, private companies, protection, restoration, conservation, fish, fish habitat
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