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Feasibility Study for the Proposed Southern Strait of Georgia National Marine Conservation Area Reserve

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Project Updates

Map of the Proposed Boundary

Background Information

Archived Information

Contact us to request archived newsletters and summaries related to the feasibility assessment.

Consultation Summaries

  • Spring 2007 Consultations 
  • Spring 2006 Consultations 
  • From Outline Map to Map Atlas: Public Values Mapping Report 
  • Fall 2005 Consultations 
  • Spring 2005 Consultations

Newsletters

  • Newsletter #4 Winter 2006-2007 
  • Newsletter #3 Spring 2006 
  • Newsletter #2 Fall 2005 
  • Newsletter #1 Spring 2005

NMCA E-News

  • Vol 4, Issue #1 August 2009 
  • Vol 3, Issue #2 July 2008 
  • Vol 3, Issue #1 February 2008 
  • Vol 2, Issue #3 October 2007 
  • Vol 2, Issue #2 May 2007 
  • Vol 2, Issue #1 March 2007 
  • Vol 1, Issue #4 December 2006 
  • Vol 1, Issue #3 September 2006 
  • Vol 1, Issue #2 July 2006 
  • Vol 1, Issue #1 May 2006

Technical and Consultation Reports

A series of technical reports are available by request. If you would like a copy of a technical report listed below, please contact us. Please note, because these are technical reports for the use of the project team, they are only available in English.

Consultation Overview Reports

  • Report on NMCA Consultations 2005 
  • Report on NMCA Consultations 2006 
  • Report on NMCA Consultations 2007

Technical Reports

Zoning
  • Revised Biophysical, Socio-Economic and Cultural Operating Principles. 2008. 
  • Recommended Biophysical, Socio-Economic and Cultural Operating Principles. December 2007. Pacific Coast NMCA Science Network.
Environmental
  • An Analysis of Habitat Representation of the Proposed NMCA within the Strait of Georgia Marine Region. April 2008. Clifford L.K. Robinson and Krista Royle. 
  • Assessment of the Conventional and Non-Conventional Hydrocarbon Resources in the Study Area of the Proposed National Marine Conservation Area Reserve in the Southern Strait of Georgia. April 2007. Drummond Consulting. 
  • Assessment of the Mineral and Aggregate Resource Potential in the Study Area for the Proposed National Marine Conservation Area Reserve in the Southern Strait of Georgia. March 2007. Cal Data Consulting. 
  • Environmental Profile of the Marine Ecosystem in the Proposed National Marine Conservation Area Reserve in the Southern Strait of Georgia. February 2007. Jacqueline Booth and Associates.
Governance
  • Governance Analysis for the Proposed Southern Strait of Georgia National Marine Conservation Area: Component 1: MPA Governance Arrangements in Five Case Studies from Around the World. March 2007. Dovetail Consulting Inc. 
  • Governance Analysis for the Proposed Southern Strait of Georgia National Marine Conservation Area: Component 2: MPA Governance Arrangements in the Southern Strait of Georgia. March 2007. Dovetail Consulting Inc.
Social / Economic
  • Socio-Economic Profile of the Marine Region for the Proposed National Marine Conservation Area Reserve in the Southern Strait of Georgia. November 2006. Lions Gate Consulting.

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