Date: 2016 -2017 As part of the Swinomish project on The Science for Sustainable and Healthy Tribes – Climate Change Impacts: Coastal Climate Impacts to First Foods, Cultural Sites, and Tribal Community Health and Well-being, Swinomish wanted to get community input on coastal climate impacts to community health and well-being, and to assess and prioritize […]
Technological, Economic and Ecological Overview of Closed Containment Aquaculture Technologies Date: 2008 EcoPlan provided background research into existing and emerging closed containment aquaculture technologies in order to inform an assessment of the feasibility of these as alternatives to existing net pen technologies. This included an overview of the market as well as development stage technologies, a […]
Surrey Biodiversity Conservation Strategy Client: City of Surrey Date: 2012 EcoPlan, in partnership with Diamond Head Consulting, developed the City of Surrey’s leading edge Biodiversity Conservation Strategy (BCS). The work was built on past planning initiatives, including the Ecosystem Management Study and Surrey’s Sustainability Charter. The results of this project informed large scale community planning, as […]
BC Parks LEAF Project (Land Evaluation and Acquisition Framework) Client: BC Parks Date: 2001-2002 EcoPlan developed a decision framework and software tool to evaluate and prioritize private properties under the management of BC Parks’ Protected Area System. The model, called the Land Evaluation and Acquisition Framework (LEAF), has helped BC Parks make more informed, transparent, […]
Euchelon Social and Environmental Assessment (SEA) Review Client: First Nations Fisheries Council Date: 2015 On behalf of the First Nations fisheries council, EcoPlan conducted a technical review of the Department of Fisheries and Oceans’ (DFO) report “A Socio- Economic Analysis of the Potential Impacts of Adding Two Endangered Eulachon (Thaleichthys pacificus) Designatable Units to Schedule […]
Business Case for Coastal Guardian Watchmen Programs Client: Coastal Stewardship Network, TNC Canada Date: 2016 For many years, the Coastal First Nations have been working to establish and grow on-the-land environmental stewardship programs known as Guardian Watchmen programs. These programs generate a wide range of tangible benefits for the Coastal First Nations, as they provide […]
Inuit Sustainable Livelihood: The Professional Hunter Client: Ilisaqsivik Society Date: 2017 For many years there have been efforts in Nunavut to develop ‘hunter support programs’. These programs have taken various approaches to provide resources (equipment, fuel, supplies, etc.) to hunters in order to support their activities and recognize their role in ensuring communities have access to […]
Gitga’at Climate Change Adaptation Plan Date: 2012-2014 Hartley Bay, Gitga’at Nation’s main community, is a remote, coastal community that is potentially very vulnerable to the effects of climate change. For example, climate related weather changes are anticipated to effect many cultural sites as well as traditional activities such as fishing, hunting and gathering which accounts […]
Climate Change and Health Backgrounders Date: 2016-2017 EcoPlan worked with the BC Ministry of Health and the BC Climate Action Secretariat to produce a series of factsheets designed to communicate the health risks of climate change to four key audience groups in the province (local governments and decision-makers, frontline health care workers, public health practitioners, […]
Coastal Flood Adaptation Strategy Phase 2 and 3 Date: 2017+ EcoPlan and NHC are working with Surrey to help prepare the city for a changing climate and help our coastal communities become more resilient, with focus on Surrey’s coastal floodplain area.
Metro Vancouver Facility Naming Research Date: 2015-2016 EcoPlan was retained by Metro Vancouver to provide information regarding best practices for integrating public art into new facility development and upgrades, including both small- and mid-sized infrastructure, and the policies supporting its procurement and integration.
Korea Strategic Planning Training Date: 2012 EcoPlan supported the development of tools and the delivery of a seven day training on eco-efficient and socially inclusive infrastructure.