The first line says it all…“Biosphere Reserves are not about nature conservation, they are about people“!
It is NOT a new level of bureaucracy It is NOT a World Heritage Site It does NOT create any new regulations It does NOT restrict the rights of citizens- aboriginal or non-aboriginal It does NOT create new protected areas
No. Land use activities (building construction, water course impacts, shoreline manipulation etc.) are already regulated by your municipal, provincial and federal laws. At the present time, NGO’s are working with municipal governments to establish consistent development guidelines – to protect … Continue reading
Increases national and international recognition of our communities as a good place to live, work and visit. Our high profile as a tourist destination will increase. Promotes economic development in a sustainable way. Gives government and non-government organizations more power … Continue reading