Stewardship Program: Site Condition Reporting
The BC Marine Trails Network Association Stewardship Program is a relatively new effort to engage its volunteers and members in site condition assessment, clean up and site improvements. It’s a two-step process where members/volunteers assess the condition of sites (Site Condition Report (SCR)) in order to notify the land owners (mostly government) about the problems of the site; and b) members/volunteers clean up and improve the identified sites as needed.
What Can You Do To Help
Send Us a Site Condition Report
When you are paddling and visiting sites send us a Site Condition Report (SCR—that is, a report on the condition of a site(s)). You have two methods to fill out a form:
The site condition report is completed following the seven principles of Leave No Trace. The principles can be viewed here.
Site Condition Report Lists
The following areas or marine trails have a number of campsites that need a Site Condition Report. Look on the far right column for 'SCR needed'.
Paddlers are welcome to submit site condition reports for sites beyond the lists above.
Helping Us Clean Up or Improve the Sites
- We take information from your SCR to create a program. We locate problem areas and organize work crews for clean up or site remediation.
Training in The Use Of Your SCR Form
Periodically, training sessions are conducted using a SCR (or within a LNT workshop). We just had a session on March 24, 2017. We will post new sessions here.
Site Conditioning Reporting needs at a glance
Use this map to see where our Site Condition Reporting prioriities are. The red icons indicate high-priority locations.
Our current stewardship co-chairs are Roxanne and Stephanie (their contact e-mail is on our contact page).