It has been repeated many time by those that live, work, play and visit Howe Sound how amazing a place it is. People value the recovery and discovery of the marine life and see the potential to further capitalize on the natural resource and develop the new economy that is more gentle to the land. There are signed resolutions from communities around the Sound, support and commitment of seventy plus stakeholder organizations to work together on a comprehensive land and marine management plan. Squamish Nation has also expressed their interest in marine planning.
Important Values have been written into community plans through public process and committed to by bylaw. Lands under the stewardship and management of local governments have land use plans and zoning. In these plans is zoning for multi-use, including forestry and industrial use. Local governments through democratic processes and engagement by the public give careful consideration to any developments within their community …