Ask the candidates: Vonnie Lavers on national parks

BC Green Party candidate for the Boundary Similkameen riding Vonnie Lavers on national parks

  • Apr. 23, 2017 10:00 a.m.
Ask the candidates: Vonnie Lavers on national parks

Black Press asked what is your position on the development of a national park or national park reserve in the South Okanagan to the Boundary-Similkameen candidates:

Vonnie Lavers – Green Party

The preservation in Southern Interior Grasslands and the species that depend upon it need to be a priority for the province.

While much hard work has been done through active involvement of the local community, especially users of areas up top. Efforts will need to re-double to assure preservation and protection of the delicate grasslands ecosystem.

Whether it happens through First Nations, the province, Parks Canada or a blend of these, any rules at law need to be fully enforced and seen to by wardens, rangers, conservation officers and by caring public wilderness watch groups.

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