Review of Cattle-Community Watershed Conflicts in the Skeena Region

This report provides the B.C. Ministry of Environment, Lands & Parks (BCE) with a review of cattle farming in the Skeena Region, and a recommendation for monitoring the impact of cattle and other livestock operations on community watersheds, including background information from other jurisdictions in western Canada. The document also provides recommendations for water quality monitoring parameters, background information from other jurisdictions in western Canada, and objectives to be implemented by BCE. Also included is sufficient information to farmers and farm operators with information to protect water quality. With this information and the site documentation, BCE can, in conjunction with the B.C. Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food (MAFF) and the Ministry of Forests (MOF), provide information to farmers to protect community watersheds.

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Author Pottinger Gaherty Environmental Consultants Ltd.
Data Steward BC Ministry of Environment and Climate Change Strategy
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