Conservation Close to HomeThe role of local governments in the Canadian conserved areas network
Conservation Close to Home
Local governments across Canada are demonstrating leadership in area-based conservation to the benefit of their residents. But the benefits of this work go far beyond municipal boundaries. Conservation Close to Home explores how local government conservation efforts can help achieve Canada’s national biodiversity goals and international commitments, and examines the benefits of local conservation areas for local governments and their constituents.
This publication provides contextual information on area-based conservation and the importance of biodiversity preservation, with a local government focus.
Conservation Close to Home was authored by ICLEI Canada for Environment and Climate Change Canada on behalf of the Pathway to Canada Target 1 initiative.
401 Richmond St. W
We respectfully acknowledge that ICLEI Canada’s work happens across Turtle Island which has traditionally been and is home to many diverse First Nations, Inuit, and Métis peoples since time immemorial.