Bulkley Valley Research Centre - Science in the Public Interest

Effectiveness Monitoring Framework

Project Reference Number: 2006-04

Project Status: Complete

Led by: Rick Budhwa, Crossroads Cultural Resource Management, Smithers

Karen Price and Dave Daust, Telkwa

Funder: ILMB, Service Agreement

The objective of this project is to articulate and refine an Effectiveness Monitoring Framework (EMF) for land use planning. The framework will be based on the Skeena LRMP Implementation and Monitoring Process (draft) and the Babine Watershed Monitoring Framework.

The contractor will develop a Land Use Plan (LUP) monitoring paper, suitable for peer review and publication (e.g. BC Journal of Ecosystems and Management).

The LUP Monitoring Paper will define LUP implementation monitoring and effectiveness monitoring and include a detailed description of processes, deliverables and the linkages between the processes. The Skeena LRMP Implementation and Monitoring Process (draft) and the Babine Watershed Monitoring Framework will be used as a basis (but not necessarily definitive) for defining the monitoring processes. A key assumption is that effectiveness monitoring is premature if the LRMP has not been implemented. Additionally, the LUP monitoring paper needs to be put into context with other monitoring initiatives, including CCFM criteria related processes and certification processes.

The LUP Monitoring Paper will provide support to a potential monitoring workshop to be held in Smithers in late 2006.

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