SLIPP public meetings, August 2011

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An update on SLIPP activities and accomplishments within the context of the SLIPP Strategic Plan to August 2011.
A snapshot of upcoming works planned for Fall and Winter 2011/12.

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SLIPP public meetings, August 2011

  1. 1. Shuswap LakeIntegrated PlanningProcess (SLIPP)Public MeetingAugust, 2011
  2. 2. Why SLIPP?Concerns raised by the public about pressures on the lakes:1. The fast pace of development2. Recreational use conflicts3. Degradation of water quality Response complicated by a complex and overlapping government regulatory environment The quality and integrity of the lakes could be compromised2
  3. 3. What is SLIPP? A watershed-wide integrated planning and management initiative: – Coordinated planning – Innovative projects and research – Results oriented Involves public, First Nations, business and public agencies SLIPP developed a foundational sustainable Strategic Plan to address key issues Plan aims to: – Increase public safety on the water – Ensure a healthy environment – Create economic and recreation opportunities3
  4. 4. Strategic Plan 80% of the strategies in SLIPP’s Strategic Plan are being implemented4
  5. 5. SLIPP Timeline STRATEGIC PLANNING IMPLEMENTATION5
  6. 6. SLIPP Decision MakingSLIPP complements and enhances existing planning processes and involves a range of stakeholders6
  7. 7. SLIPP Outreach Focus efforts on boating safety, sustainable development, environmental stewardship and education on key bylaws and regulations Initiatives include: – Slippbc.com – Town Halls, meetings, workshops – Published materials – Joint lake patrols – Collaboration with community partners7
  8. 8. Sustainable Development Results8
  9. 9. Water Quality Results9
  10. 10. Recreation Strategies10

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