The Resilient Saanich process will take place between 2020 and 2022, developing an Environmental Policy Framework, a Biodiversity Conservation Strategy, and an Enhanced Stewardship Program. We are currently in Milestone 2 of the initiative, as described in the Terms of Reference [PDF - 449 KB] approved by Council.
Milestone 1 Phase: A public engagement process closed on March 15, 2021. You can still read the engagement information on the Resilient Saanich Virtual Open House.
Milestone 2 Phase: Open now – participate in a mapping engagement activity to help inform the State of Biodiversity Report.
Ongoing: You can subscribe to the e-Bulletins (below) and check the Resilient Saanich Technical Committee meeting page for updates on their work.
Resilient Saanich e-Bulletins
To keep informed of project updates and participation opportunities, you can subscribe to the Resilient Saanich e-Bulletins. The following are e-Bulletins (in PDF format) that have been sent out since the start of the project:
- #1 Welcome [316 KB]
- #2 Resilient Saanich & RSTC Update [351 KB]
- #3 Resilient Saanich Technical Committee Update [378 KB]
- #4 Resilient Saanich Resource Update [153 KB]
- #5 Resilient Saanich Initiative Update [160 KB]
- #6 Resilient Saanich: Have Your Say [150 KB]
- #7 Survey & Information in Punjabi & Chinese [148 KB]
- #8 Public Engagement Open [148 KB]
- #9 Survey Deadline - March 15, 2021 [161 KB]
- #10 RSTC Video and March 15, 2021 Deadline [162 KB]
- #11 Public Survey Closed [114 KB]
- #12 RSTC Applications: Deadline June 11th [111 KB]
- #13 Report to Council [101 KB]
- #14 Revised Timelines and Update [173 KB]
- #15 RFQ Posting [163 KB]
- #16 Technical Committee Update [162 KB]
- #17 Collaborating with our Community [163 KB]
- #18 State of Biodiversity Report [221 KB]
- #19 Input Needed: Biodiversity & Urban Forests [221 KB]
Resilient Saanich Factsheets
Factsheet #1: FAQs [887 KB]
Factsheet #2: Biodiversity Conservation Strategy Examples [3 MB]
Factsheet #3: Biodiversity Targets [509 KB]
Factsheet #4: Biodiversity Conservation Resources [526 KB]
Factsheet #5: Biodiversity Related Saanich Reports [2 MB]
Factsheet #6: Biodiversity and Protected Areas in Saanich [535 KB]
Factsheet #7: Environmental Stewardship Examples [556 KB]