Assisting local governments with updating mapping of habitat and development along the shoreline of Okanagan Lake to monitor and support enforcement of shoreline protection. Monitoring and inventory of invasive milfoil populations will also be carried out.

This workshop will provide an overview of the opportunities and challenges of planning to maintain environmental integrity.  Speakers will review case studies that highlight the current legislative landscape surrounding different aspects of environmental protection, and outline guidelines, best practices, and tools available for local governments to enhance environmental protection.  We will offer participants the opportunity to tackle top challenges with your peers and exchange ideas and strategies on how to enhance environmental protection.