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Proceedings 2011/069

Proceedings of the Centre for Science Advice, Pacific Region Review of A framework for an ecosystem-based approach to managing the Strait of Georgia, British Columbia; February 16-17, 2011

Chairpersons: M. Joyce and J. Boutillier
Editor: M. Joyce


A Canadian Science Advisory Secretariat (CSAS),Regional Advisory Process (RAP) was held to review a framework for developing an ecosystem-based approach to managing human interactions with the Strait of Georgia marine ecosystem that builds upon the preliminary findings of the DFO Strait of Georgia Ecosystem Research Initiative. Participation in this meeting included Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) Science, Habitat Management and Aquatic Management Sectors and external participants from Environment Canada, non-governmental organizations and academia.

The results of this meeting are to be used to provide advice to management regarding a way forward for the development of an ecosystem-approach to management of the Strait of Georgia.

This Proceedings report summarizes the relevant discussions and presents the key conclusions reached at the meeting. A Science Advisory Report and supporting Research Document, resulting from this advisory meeting, are published on the DFO Canadian Science Advisory Secretariat.

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