About the Horsefly River Roundtable

Who ?
Membership consists of interested members of the Horsefly community, and industries and government agencies that operate in the area, including forest licensees.

What ?
A Non-Profit Society incorporated in the province of British Columbia in 2007

Where ?
The area of interest represents those connected with the community of Horsefly, and includes the Horsefly River Watershed, and Beaver Valley.

When ?
Monthly meetings are be held from 7-9pm on the 3rd Thursday of each month.  No meetings planned for July and August.

Why ?

  • Stewardship
    • ecosystem health, including hydrology, fish and fish habitat
    • knowledge and appreciation of natural history
    • viewscapes and aesthetics
    • recreational tubing on the rive - pollution, safety
    • education of those outside the roundtable
    • water stewardship - quantity and quality
  • Community voice
    • economic, environmental and social opportunities and issues
    • communication with government agencies, industry, and other organizations
    • education of the roundtable members
  • Industrial development
    • logging and trucking
    • road development and access
    • mining, mineral exploration, and placer mine reserve on the Horsefly River
    • hydroelectric production
  • Planning
    • Cariboo Chilcotin Land Use Plan, Horsefly Sustainable Resource Management Plan
    • settlement planning and access
    • other plans
  • Ranching and private land
    • erosion issues on the Horsefly and Moffat mainstems

Short term goals (less than 2 years)

  • Identify and plan for a hands-on project that produces a tangible result
  • Education of the community and roundtable members

Medium term goals (2 to 5 years)

  • Implement the hands-on projects identified under short term goals
  • Develop an action plan for the area

Long term goals (greater than 5 years)

  • Develop a management plan for the area

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