Case Competition: Vancouver Island University

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Case Competition 2011 - submission (degree category) from Vancouver Island University.

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Case Competition: Vancouver Island University

  1. 1. BC Parks and Tourism Strategy for 2016 By Sarah Dixon, Katie Linder, Hailey Rilkoff & Tana Darnell Tourism Management
  2. 2. Overview• Current Vision• Our Vision• Five key recommendations• Conclusion
  3. 3. Current Vision To be a world leader inparks and protected areas
  4. 4. Our VisionOver the next five years is to create an authentic and integrated parks andprotected area stewardship
  5. 5. Key Recommendations• Co-Management• Aboriginal Involvement• Ecological Preservation• Sustainable Commercialization• Development of Low Impact Activities
  6. 6. Co-ManagementCo-Management is about a new kind of thinking, anew kind of architecture; an architecture thatincludes culture and learningPhoto Source: Columbia Valley Guide
  7. 7. Aboriginal Involvement• First Nations have been inadequately involved in land use and planning• Land is a necessity in North American First Nations Cultures Photo source: Aboriginal Tourism BC
  8. 8. Ecological Preservation Photo Source: Wilderness Committee
  9. 9. SustainableCommercialization• Social Sustainability ▫ Involving locals in decision making• Economic Sustainability ▫ 2-4 Season attractions• Environmental Sustainability ▫ Protecting diverse ecosystems• Political Sustainability ▫ Best practices for BC, local government, locals
  10. 10. Low Impact RecreationalActivities• Ecological preservation versus user needs• Diverse land use plans for diverse landscape Photo source: http://roxannnys.pbworks.com
  11. 11. Budget• $48.7 million 2010-2011• Leveraging co-management partner with established funding
  12. 12. ConclusionFive Key Strategic Recommendations• Co-Management• Aboriginal Involvement• Ecological Preservation• Sustainable Commercialization• Development of Low-Impact Activities
  13. 13. References• http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Strathcona_Provincial_Park• http://invermere.com/features/columbia-wetlands-stewardship-partners/• http://www.tribalparks.ca/• BC Parks Program Plan 2007-2012• Aboriginal Tourism BC Blueprint Strategy• Towards a Model of Co Management of Provincial Parks in Ontario• Tourism - Protected Areas Partnerships in Australia• http://www.env.gov.bc.ca/bcparks/explore/parkpgs/strath/#Management• http://www.env.gov.bc.ca/bcparks/planning/mgmtplns/strathcona/StrathconaMP_1993.pdf• http://www.env.gov.bc.ca/bcparks/explore/parkpgs/strath/SPPAC/terms_of_reference.pdf• http://www.env.gov.bc.ca/bcparks/planning/mgmtplns/ecmanning/ecmanning_cascade.pdf• http://blog.conservancy.bc.ca/nature/protecting-your-land/donating-or-selling-your-land-to-tlc/
  14. 14. THANK YOU!To BC Parks, linkBC and the Tourism IndustryConferenceTo our sponsors Tourism Vancouver Island andMiddle Beach Lodge

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