Winter Webinars

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Fire and Forests: What we need to know in the Kootenays

Thursday, February 8, 10am-11am PST/11am-noon MST

Join forester John Cathro to learn about the importance of fire in healthy forest ecosystems, and strategies to manage for fire on private properties in the Kootenays.

 

Fish and Wildlife Mapping: Tools everyone should know about

Wednesday, February 28, 10am-11am PST/11am-noon MST

Do you want to be able to access fish and wildlife data for your projects? Or create maps with fish and wildlife locations? Join Ministry of Environment & Climate Change Strategy Fish and Wildlife Information Specialist Albert Chirico, R.P.Bio. to learn about data standards and requirements for submitting fish and wildlife data, a demonstration of BC Government digital libraries (CLIR, EcoCat and SIWE) and spatial tools (Habitat Wizard, iMap), and a look into what the future holds.

 

BC Soil Information Finder Tool: Because what’s underground matters

Thursday, March 8, 10am-11am PST/11am-noon MST

Join Deepa Filatow and David Poon from the BC Government to learn more about the SIFT tool that can help identify restoration sites and opportunities. This webinar is relevant for many sectors including agriculture, restoration and natural resource management.

 

Lentic and Lotic Riparian Assessment: A standardized approach

Monday, March 12, 10am-11am PST/11am-noon MST

Did you miss the lentic and lotic workshop in the Kootenays last summer? Did you attend and would like a refresher? Join Dr. Paul Hansen to learn about a set of tools for collecting standardized site inventories and for assessing functional health of riparian and wetland sites. Since 1988, Dr. Hansen and his team have worked with a large number of North American organizations in a collaborative effort to create standardized forms for lotic and lentic wetland assessment. Learn about each of the seven forms, which have corresponding user manuals with discussions on proper application and explicit itemized instructions for their use. The information from this work is used extensively in riparian and wetland mitigation throughout North America and in parts of Europe.

 

2016-2017 Webinars

The 2016-2017 KCP Winter Webinar Series focused on the theme of Tools in the Toolbox for Private Land Conservation. You can access these webinar recordings by clicking on the links below:

Tools you Can Use for Reaching Landowners (Without Breaking the Bank)

Original Air Date: Tuesday, January 10, 2017

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Securement 101: The Basics of Protecting Private Land Through Covenants and Acquisitions

Original Air Date: Wednesday, February 15, 2017

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Wetland Restoration and Construction on Private Land

Original Air Date: Tuesday, February 28, 2017

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Species at Risk on Private Land

Original Air Date: Wednesday, March 8, 2017

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2015-2016 Winter Webinars

The KCP Winter Webinar Series focused on the theme of Large Landscape Conservation in 2015-16.   You can access these webinar recordings by clicking on the links below.

Collaborations in Large Landscape Initiatives Across North America and the Formation of the Practitioner’s Network

Original Air Date & Time:  February 25, 2016 at 11:00 am – 12:00 pm  (MST)

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The Great Eastern Ranges Initiative (GER) – Linking the Landscapes and Landholders of Eastern Australia

Original Air Date & Time:  March 9, 2016 at 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm  (MST)

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“Y2Y” Yellowstone to Yukon Conservation Initiative

Original Air Date & Time:  January 21, 2016 at 11:00 am – 12:00 pm  (MST)

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The History of Community-based Conservation in the Blackfoot Watershed

Original Air Date & Time: February 11, 2016 at 11:00 am – 12:00 pm  (MST)

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2014-2015 Webinars

The KCP in partnership with the Columbia Basin Watershed Network (CBWN) hosted a series of monthly one-hour webinars in 2014-15.  You can access these webinar recordings by clicking on the links below:

Emerging Issues in Mountain Watershed Management

Hans Schrier, UBC Faculty of Land and Food Systems

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Biogeoclimatic Ecosystem Classification (BEC)

Deb MacKillop, Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations

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Freshwater Storytelling

David Minkow, Canadian Freshwater Alliance

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History of salmon in the Basin and challenges for restoring salmon to the headwaters

Will Warnock, Canadian Columbia River Inter-tribal Fisheries Commission

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Identifying and Investing in Resilient Landscapes

Steve Buttrick, The Nature Conservancy

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