December 22, 2010 ELC student Rose Keates has prepared a report for Lifeforce Foundation on protecting Orca from boat traffic. Click here to read the report, which provides 17 recommendations. Read the Vancouver Sun op-ed by Rose and ELC Legal >
Do you know how many fish sports fisherman are taking from BC waters? Neither does the government, according to the ELC report “Why is BCs Fish Resource Slipping through Cracks in the Regulatory System?” Written for a First Nations client >
Paper canvassing all the coastal jurisdictions of North America to determine the best fish catch monitoring practice.
Backgrounder for the ELC Associates teleconference on New Developments in Protecting Species at Risk (April 26, 2010)
November 26, 2008 Victoria, BC – Acting on behalf of the Wilderness Committee, the Environmental Law Centre (ELC) has asked the BC Auditor General to investigate the provincial government’s failure to identify and protect the critical habitat of endangered species >
On behalf of the Wilderness Committee, this submission to the Auditor General requests an examination of the systematic refusal of the British Columbia Ministry of Environment to identify critical habitat for species at risk, as required by the Canada‑British Columbia Agreement on Species at Risk, the >
Conservation Options for Species at Risk on Small Private Lots October 2008 The Salt Spring Island Conservancy recently asked ELC student Colin Edstrom to research ways to protect the endangered Sharp-tailed Snake on Salt Spring Island. Colin has now produced >
Report that may help groups faced with the challenge of protecting endangered species that range across numerous small adjacent private lots. For more information, click here.
August 2007 VICTORIA – For the first time in 25 years, British Columbia is rewriting the Wildlife Act. However, according to submissions recently filed by a coalition of the Province’s leading conservation groups, the government’s proposed legislative changes fail to >
A joint submission in response to the Ministry of Environment’s review of the Wildlife Act by Sierra Legal and the Environmental Law Clinic on behalf of the David Suzuki Foundation, ForestEthics, Sierra Club of Canada – BC Chapter, Raincoast Conservation Society, >