Pete was pragmatic man who could always see a solution on the ground, through the foggy, chaotic melieu that land use planning can be in British Columbia. He was a master of finding compromises and building consensus.
This video is of a panel discussion I partipated in looking at agricultural water policy in the Cariboo and Okanagan regions of British Columbia. The panel discussion was part of a series on agricultural water policy challenges in a changing climate.
Successfully navigating the riparian health assessment procedure benefits from three key habits: tuning your eyes, taking good notes and being systematic. Tips on answering the RHA questions are provided.
Pro-tips on conducting a riparian health assessment, including: selecting an area to monitor; setting the boundaries; assessent timing; and, overcoming evaluation biases.
Riparian health is a key concept for agricultural stewardship. Riparian scores give a benchmark to track health through time as a measure against natural variability and your management inputs.