The Cascadia Conservancy promotes a healthy and sustainable environment for rural British Columbia. The Conservancy promotes conservation and stewardship principles which link the protection and enhancement of natural eco-systems with human settlement that includes a vibrant local economy.
The Cascadia Conservancy Society is a legal not-for-profit society registered in the Province of British Columbia. There are seven pillars that drive the conservancy.
To promote conservation and stewardship principles which link the protection and enhancement of natural eco-systems with human settlement, and core values that will create a healthy and sustainable quality of life for all living species.
To foster greater public understanding of the strengths, weaknesses, threats and opportunities faced by small and remote communities.
To assist individuals, businesses, social enterprises, organizations, communities and governments to prepare for, address and manage an expanding population, urban encroachment as well as climate, ecological, economic and social changes.
To foster community self-determination and stewardship by providing assistance, education and training for people living in small and remote communities so they can effectively manage their local natural resources, wild land areas, education, culture, community infrastructure and healthcare services.
To protect and improve access to vital resources such as water, food and shelter for people living in small communities and remote regions.
To build and incubate partnerships and be recognized as an authoritative voice for matters relating to the future health and well-being of small and remote communities and neighborhoods in British Columbia.
To engage in not-for-profit social enterprise activities and to be a vehicle for collaborative agreements between communities, organizations, businesses, individuals and governments.