This report provides background information on riparian ecosystems for the North Coast LRMP. The report

  • describes North Coast riparian ecosystems,
  • reviews riparian ecological functions,
  • presents riparian management policies for BC and neighbouring jurisdictions,
  • lists potential strategic planning issues for consideration.

Literature is taken from the North Coast where possible. Where research is cited from areas outside the North Coast, the report describes the potential relevance of studies to North Coast ecosystems.

–Excerpt from the report’s Summary