Haida Gwaii draft Marine Plan public review begins

Share your thoughts on the Haida Gwaii draft Marine Plan.

The Haida Gwaii draft Marine Plan is now available for public review and comment. Draft plans for the other three MaPP sub-regions, North Vancouver Island, North Coast and Central Coast, will be available for public review in the coming weeks.

Comments to the proposed Haida Gwaii draft Marine Plan are welcome from members of the public and the Haida Nation from April 2 – May 21, 2014.

The draft plan was prepared by the Council of the Haida Nation (CHN) and the Government of British Columbia, as represented by the Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations (BC-FLNRO), and reflects substantive input from both the Haida Marine Work Group and the Haida Gwaii Marine Advisory Committee.

Find the Haida Gwaii draft Marine Plan, a 12-page summary document, and supporting documentation on the MaPP and Council of Haida Nation websites.

Public and stakeholders are welcome to comment in one or all of the following ways:

Public Meetings

A series of public meetings will be held on Haida Gwaii to introduce the Haida Gwaii draft Marine Plan and to provide an opportunity for discussion and questions.

Times and Agendas

Chat and snacks/Open House: 5:30 – 7:00 pm
Presentation and questions: 7:00 – 8:00 pm
Small discussion groups (depending on interest): 8:00 – 9:00 pm

Dates and Locations

Sandspit – April 14, 2014
Community Hall, 411 Alliford Bay Road

Old Massett – April 15, 2014
Old Massett Community Hall, 348 Eagle Avenue

Skidegate – April 16, 2014
Skidegate Community Hall, Front Street

Port Clements – April 17, 2014
Community Hall, 120 Bayview Drive

Comments to the Haida Gwaii draft Marine Plan are welcome during the public review period April 2, 2014 to May 21, 2014.

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