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==Introduction==
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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.
Conservation and Recreation Access
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==Issues directly involving the VOC==
  
* [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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*[[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]]
  
*[http://www.naturalhistory.bc.ca/VNHS/ Vancouver Natural History Society's Conservation Page (with many links)]
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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''
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*[[Alaska National Wildlife Refuge]]
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*[[Whistler Nordic Centre (Callaghan Valley)]]
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*[[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.
  
*[http://www.eao.gov.bc.ca/ BC's environmental Assesment Office] This is an excelent source for any large proposed development
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==Local Areas Where Recreation Access Needs To Be Addressed==
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*[[List of Trails & Roads]]
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==Resources==
  
* [http://www.wildernesscommittee.org/ Western Canada Wilderness Committee]
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[[Who to write to]] ''A list of important MPs, MLAs and other civil servants with clout''
* [http://www.sierraclub.ca/bc/ Sierra Club of BC]
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*[http://www.leg.bc.ca/mla/3-1-1.htm MPs for the BC provincial government]
* [http://www.davidsuzuki.org/ Suzuki FOundation]
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*[http://www.dir.gov.bc.ca/ BC Government Directory] lists phone numbers and addresses for all provincial government employees
  
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==Meeting Minutes==
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*[[Conservation and Recreation Access Committee Agenda - Oct. 27 2004]]
  
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==Links==
  
The Next set are care of the Green Club (Vancouver Based)
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*[http://mountainclubs.org FMCBC] Note: The FMCBC is the Federation of Mountain Clubs of BC
Conservation Issues:
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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.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.wcel.org/ West Coast Environmental Law] Well written articles dealing with BC's legislation and policies
* [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.facebook.com/pages/Forest-Canopy-Explorers/281902251233 Forest Canopy Explorers] A regional facebook group on the subject of wilderness tree climbing
* [http://www.greenclub.bc.ca/English/GVRD_Parks_Events/Action/action.htm Protect Our North Shore Trails and Eco-system]
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==Ways to take action==
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*[http://www.davidsuzuki.org/Take_Action/ Sponsored by David Suzuki Foundation ]
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[[Category:Resources]]
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[[Category:Tips]]

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