Help Influence and Shape Conservation in the Thompson Watershed!


As partners in conservation, it is vital that we all work together to communicate, share and define what conservation means to us in the Thompson watersheds. This April, you’re invited to join us for facilitated networking, learning and the building of a 3- Year Conservation Strategy to identify common conservation goals and collaborative actions in the Thompson-Nicola.

Workshop #1: Partners in Conservation – This interactive workshop is open to all interested participants. This workshop is intended as an introduction to the key conservation themes that will be discussed in workshops #2-7 and is an opportunity to learn from, and set the foundation, for respectful and community-based dialogue and decision-making. Workshop date is April 14 from 9-12pm.

Workshops #2-7: Building a 3-Year Conservation Strategy – Partners are invited to participate in ANY or ALL workshop sessions focused on key themes related to conservation. Proposed session themes include:

April 20: Science and knowledge-sharing, including Western and Indigenous Knowledge (9-12pm)
Habitat and species restoration and enhancement (1-4pm)

April 21: Stewardship on Crown and private lands (9-12pm) Education and outreach (1-4pm)

April 25: Securement and management of conservation lands (9-12pm) Land use policy and planning (1-4pm)

Registration deadline for Workshops #1-7 is April 12, 2022.

Conservation Strategy Summary Workshop – In this final workshop on May 9, key outcomes of workshops #2-7 will be presented and summarized for the building of a 3- Year Conservation Strategy. Registration deadline is May 3, 2022.

We greatly appreciate your participation during these important workshops. By taking the time to provide your input, you are helping to influence and shape conservation in the Thompson watersheds! To register, please visit: Workshop Registration

*Please note that pre-registration is required for all workshops.

Image: Fence at Lac du Bio Credit Mandy Ross