Vaseux–Bighorn National Wildlife Area Management Plan: chapter 8

8. Plan Implementation

Details of the management plan implementation will be developed through Environment Canada’s annual work planning process, and will be implemented as human and financial resources allow.

The following actions, among others, will be necessary for the successful implementation of this plan:

  • Restoration and management of key habitats in accordance with the goals outlined above
  • Completion of a boundary legal survey
  • Construction of a perimeter fence independently or in cooperation with adjacent landowners, or the development of a conservation fencing program in cooperation with adjacent conservation landowner
  • Erection of boundary signs
  • Erection of notifications at designated access points
  • Erection of highway signs (if deemed necessary) to advise the motoring public of wildlife and to reduce speed for the benefit of badgers, Bighorn Sheep and other wildlife
  • Manage water flowing off of Highway 97, to control pollution and water contamination
  • Protection of rocks, cliffs, cracks and fissures on steep slopes, for the benefit of populations of snakes and bats
  • Completion of contaminated site remediations
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