Regional & Local Support For Grizzly Bear Recovery:

Local Government:

Squamish Lillooet Regional District

2015, Aug. 12th - Squamish Lillooet Regional District (SLRD) council votes to adopt resolution in support of grizzly bear recovery.

See Full SLRD Resolution Here.

COASTtoCASCADES presentation made on March 17th, 2014.

"...SLRD supports the management, recovery and long-term viability of grizzly bear populations in the SLRD region, encourages the creation and implementation of grizzly bear recovery plans for threatened grizzly bear populations as soon as possible, and encourages grizzly bear recovery planning to be integrated into parks planning processes." 
 

Resort Municipality of Whistler

2014, Sept. 2nd - Resort Municipality of Whistler (RMOW) council votes to adopt resolution in support of grizzly bear recovery.

See Full RMOW Resolution Here.

COASTtoCASCADES presentation made on September 2nd, 2014.

"...the community of Whistler continues to support the management, recovery and long-term viability (of) grizzly bear populations in the Sea to Sky region and encourages the creation and implementation of Grizzly Bear Recovery Plans as soon as possible."
 

District of Lillooet

2014, Nov. 3rd - District of Lillooet (DoL) council votes to adopt resolution to support grizzly bear recovery.

See Full DoL Resolution Here.

COASTtoCASCADES presentation made on October 6th, 2014.

"...grizzly bears and the wild places they inhabit are an iconic and integral part of the Lillooet region's natural heritage and image, are culturally significant to First Nations, and there are ecological, economic, and spiritual benefits to conserving and recovering grizzly bears".
 
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Village of Pemberton

2015, Apr. 7th - Village of Pemberton (VoP) council votes to adopt resolution in support of grizzly bear recovery.

See Full VoP Resolution Here.

COASTtoCASCADES presentation made on March 17th, 2014.

"...Pemberton was involved in and supported the April 2008 Sea-to-Sky LRMP which set a goal of achieving and maintaining Viable status for each of the four Grizzly Bear Population Units that overlap the Sea-toSky LRMP area through the development of Grizzly Bear Recovery Plans; these Grizzly Bear Recovery Plans have not been written and Grizzly Bear Population Units in the Sea to Sky Region remain Threatened".
 

District of Squamish

2015, Sep. 1st - District of Squamish council votes to adopt resolution in support of grizzly bear recovery.

See Full DoS Resolution Here.

COASTtoCASCADES presentation made on July 28th, 2015.

"...there are ecological, economic, and spiritual benefits to conserving and recovering grizzly bears including that they are an “umbrella species”, the conservation of which will benefit many other plants, animals and ecosystem values like clean water and recreational opportunities".

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Regional Organisations:

BC Wildlife Federation

2015, Jan. 12th - BC Wildlife Federation issues support for COASTtoCASCADES and efforts towards grizzly bear recovery.

See BC Wildlife Federation Letter of Support.

"A return to a healthy population of Grizzly Bears will also be a strong measure to indicate the health of that particular ecosystem." 

Local Organisations:

Pemberton Farmers Institute

2014, Jun. 30th - Pemberton Farmers Institute (PFI) issues support for COASTtoCASCADES and efforts towards grizzly bear recovery.

See Pemberton Farmers Institute Letter of Support.

"We depend on a rich, diverse ecosystem to keep our air and water clean, and enrich our soil. A healthy grizzly bear population is an excellent indicator of the strength of the Pemberton environment."