Planning for the Future: Management Plan Update 2010-2011

Aulavik Management Planning Process at-a-glance

The new management plan for Aulavik will be developed with direction from the Inuvialuit Final Agreement, the Agreement for the Establishment of a National Park on Banks Island, Canada National Parks Act, Parks Canada Guide to Management Planning (2008) (PDF) and 2010-11 Parks Canada Agency Corporate Plan, and through consultation with Inuvialuit cooperative management partners and local, regional and national publics.

There are three stages to the management planning update process for Aulavik.

Planning StageTimingFocusConsultations
1 Fall 2010 - Winter 2011 Introduces the management planning process; outlines challenges and opportunities to be considered and potential strategies to address; presents proposed vision elements; Inuvialuit, public and stakeholders invited to contribute their ideas to this initial stage of plan development. Information and consultation of Inuvialuit, public and stakeholders by:

(a) newsletters (#1 and 2) and Parks Canada website;

(b) community open houses Inuvik and Sachs Harbour NT);

(c) invited call for comment (mail-out to stakeholders and regional newspaper ad for public)
2 Winter - Summer 2011 Review of public comments received during Stage 1; park planning team and Aulavik National Park Management Planning Working Group work to draft management plan; Inuvialuit, public and stakeholders invited to contribute their ideas to this next stage of plan development in summer 2011. Information and consultation of Inuvialuit, public and stakeholders by:

(a) newsletter (#3) and Parks Canada website;

(b) community open houses (Inuvik and Ulukhaktok, NT);

(c) community workshops (Sachs Harbour NT);

(d) bilateral meetings with stakeholder groups (tbd);

(e) invited call for comment (mail-out to stakeholders and regional newspaper ad for public)
3 Summer –Fall 2011 Review of public comments received during Stage 2; park planning team and ANP Management Planning Working Group work to finalize management plan; plan recommended by Inuvialuit co-operative management organizations (to be determined) to be approved by the Minister of the Environment responsible for Parks Canada; public informed of the results of the planning process. Information through newsletter (#4) and the Parks Canada website