ecotrust canada - planning

By: Ecotrust  09-12-2011
Keywords: Capacity Building

Planning is critical to creating a sustainable vision for your community and carrying it out. Integrated planning can reduce resource conflicts and environmental impacts, maximize local community and economic benefits, and ensure Aboriginal title and rights are respected.

Ecotrust Canada has a professional team of community planners, resource managers, and researchers experienced in a variety of planning processes. From community visioning to implementing ecosystem-based management on the ground, Ecotrust Canada can help your community turn its vision into reality.

Planning services:

  • Community visioning & facilitation
  • Strategic planning, governance & decision-making
  • Resource management capacity building
  • Land-use and marine-use plans
  • Community plans
  • Forest management plans
  • Ecotourism plans

Keywords: Capacity Building

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