Spring 2021 is nearly upon us. Do you have the tools and information needed to manage excess water? During this session we will review spring freshet preparation activities and stormwater control studies.
Learn why breeding bird surveys and nest searches are performed, the legislation that enforces these studies, and the protocols that guide these activities. Gain insight into the Migratory Birds Convention Act (MBCA) and learn how to how to identify nests with eggs and how to protect those nests from activities like tree clearing.
The first day of the workhop includes are review of legislation related to indigenous/industry consultation requirements in Ontario. An overview of basic consultation components and processes are covered. Both industry and indigenous community expectations are explored. The "Zhashagi 6 Steps to Consultation" approach is introduced.
On Day #2, the course begins to outline the first 3 steps to Effective Consultation. The course includes tips to ensure that capacity building is included in effective consultation between Industry and Indigenous Communities, using information sharing and Community Values risk assessment tools.