Sponsors: NCLGA Executive
NCLGA Executive Recommendation: Endorse
WHEREAS many forest policy and management decisions do not include a formal role for local government;
AND WHEREAS it is the forest dependent communities in closest proximity to the resources that have the strongest interest in how local resources are managed:
THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED the Government of British Columbia adopt policies to ensure that communities and local governments have a direct, legally defined, and effective role in all major decisions about management and utilization of local forest resources.