Join the South Coast Conservation Program as we explore Species and Ecosystems at Risk (SEAR) within the context of policy, recovery and land use management and planning. This is the first in a series of SCCP webinars focusing on SEAR conservation, stewardship and regulatory challenges, working from a national to local context. Register at: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/3565821036657916676 *After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar* Presenters: Lynn Campbell (Species and Ecosystems Risk Biologist, Ministry of Environment and SEAR LGWG Facilitator) will provide the provincial context for SEAR protection and an update on the SEAR Local Government Working Group (LGWG). Danielle Prevost (Conservation Project Developer, Canadian Wildlife Service/Environment Canada) will outline the federal context, focusing on the Species at RIsk Act and how partnerships are helping species at risk to survive and recover. Janice Walton (Counsel, Blakes law firm) will expand on the Canadian legislative context by highlighting implications and recovery responsibilities. Who should participate: Land use decision makers and professional practitioners, conservation organizations, developers, and municipal/regional district staff involved in land use planning, urban development policy and permitting, and/or conservation planning. A second webinar offering perspectives and case studies from a municipal and regional context is tentatively set for May 11th, 11am (PST). Stay tuned! Questions? Contact Christine Cooper, Conservation Planner with the South Coast Conservation Program at email@example.com Looking forward to you joining us! This webinar is made possible through the financial support of the Real Estate Foundation of BC.