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==Introduction==
 
==Introduction==
This is the page for information about conservation and recreation access issues relevant to the VOC and its members.
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This is the page for information about conservation and recreation access issues relevant to the VOC and its members.  Most recent issues are at the top of the list, older issues at the bottom.
  
==Info on Specific Topics==
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==Issues directly involving the VOC==
These are some of the issues that the VOC is concerned about.  Most recent issues are at the top of the list, older issues at the bottom.
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*[[Juliet Creek]]
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*[[Winter recreation zoning near VOC huts]]
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*[[Sea to Sky Backcountry Forum]]
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* An old letter regarding [[Snowmobiling near Brian Waddington Hut]]
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*[[Climate change and BC's new Energy Plan]]
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*[[Hut use and conflict tracking]]
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==Issues facing the self propelled outdoor recreation community at large==
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*[[Juliet Creek]] ''a proposed ski resort development near Coquihalla Pass''
 
*[[Alaska National Wildlife Refuge]]
 
*[[Alaska National Wildlife Refuge]]
 
*[[Whistler Nordic Centre (Callaghan Valley)]]
 
*[[Whistler Nordic Centre (Callaghan Valley)]]
 
*[[Endangered Species]]
 
*[[Endangered Species]]
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*[[Jumbo Glacier Resort]]
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*[[Melvin Creek Ski Resort Development]]
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*[[South Chilcotin Mountains Park]]
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*[http://www.physics.ubc.ca/~swebster/waddski.pdf Heli-skiing in the Waddington Range]
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*[[Brohm Ridge Ski Development]] aka Garibaldi at Squamish.  This development is presently undergoing a joint Environmental Assessment and Master Plan review.
  
 
==Local Areas Where Recreation Access Needs To Be Addressed==
 
==Local Areas Where Recreation Access Needs To Be Addressed==
 
*[[List of Trails & Roads]]
 
*[[List of Trails & Roads]]
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==Resources==
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[[Who to write to]] ''A list of important MPs, MLAs and other civil servants with clout''
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*[http://www.leg.bc.ca/mla/3-1-1.htm MPs for the BC provincial government]
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*[http://www.dir.gov.bc.ca/ BC Government Directory] lists phone numbers and addresses for all provincial government employees
  
 
==Meeting Minutes==
 
==Meeting Minutes==
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==Links==
 
==Links==
  
 
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*[http://mountainclubs.org FMCBC] Note: The FMCBC is the Federation of Mountain Clubs of BC
* [http://www.mountainclubs.bc.ca/mc-rac/rac.htm#Issues FMCBC's Main site for local issues] Note: The FMCBC is the Federation of Mountain Clubs of BC
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*[http://www.naturalhistory.bc.ca/VNHS/ Vancouver Natural History Society's Conservation Page (with many links)]
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*[http://www.eao.gov.bc.ca/ BC's environmental Assessment Office] This is an excellent source for any large proposed development
 
*[http://www.eao.gov.bc.ca/ BC's environmental Assessment Office] This is an excellent source for any large proposed development
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*[http://www.wcel.org/ West Coast Environmental Law] Well written articles dealing with BC's legislation and policies
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*[http://www.facebook.com/pages/Forest-Canopy-Explorers/281902251233 Forest Canopy Explorers] A regional facebook group on the subject of wilderness tree climbing
  
* [http://www.wcel.org/ West Coast Environmental Law] Well written articles dealing with BC's legislation and policies
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==Ways to take action==
 
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*[http://www.davidsuzuki.org/Take_Action/ Sponsored by David Suzuki Foundation ]
* [http://www.wildernesscommittee.org/ Western Canada Wilderness Committee]
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* [http://www.sierraclub.ca/bc/ Sierra Club of BC]
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* [http://www.davidsuzuki.org/ Suzuki Foundation]
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* [http://www.bivouac.com/GtcAdList.asp?AdType=Envir Another List from Bivouac.com]
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The Next set are care of the Green Club (Vancouver Based)
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[[Category:Resources]]
Conservation Issues:
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[[Category:Tips]]
* [http://www.greenclub.bc.ca/English/GVRD_Parks_Events/UBC_issues/Save_Eburne/save_eburne.htm Care for Eburne Lands in Marpole]  
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* [http://www.greenclub.bc.ca/English/GVRD_Parks_Events/UBC_issues/ubc_issues.htm UBC Challenged Over Plan To Build Towering Skyscrapers]
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* [http://www.greenclub.bc.ca/English/GVRD_Parks_Events/Action/action.htm Protect Our North Shore Trails and Eco-system]
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Latest revision as of 08:35, 6 October 2014

Introduction

This is the page for information about conservation and recreation access issues relevant to the VOC and its members. Most recent issues are at the top of the list, older issues at the bottom.

Issues directly involving the VOC

Issues facing the self propelled outdoor recreation community at large

Local Areas Where Recreation Access Needs To Be Addressed

Resources

Who to write to A list of important MPs, MLAs and other civil servants with clout

Meeting Minutes

Links

Ways to take action