Published On: August 1st, 2016
Author: POLIS Water Sustainability Project, WWF-Canada
This hosts’ statement and summary draws on the February 2016 Forum on Environmental Flow Needs in British Columbia, convened by POLIS and WWF-Canada to discuss the need for and steps required to implement an effective environmental flow management regime for BC. Attendees spanned a diversity of groups, including government, First Nations, NGOs, and leading experts and professionals. This document summarizes the context of environmental flows management in British Columbia, and offers recommendations on next steps and priority actions for the Province to advance environmental flows management.