Parks, Tourism, and Outdoor Recreation Planning

LGL staff and associates have expertise and experience in the provision of services related to parks, tourism, and outdoor recreation planning in the following areas:

  • Ecological inventories, including fish and fish habitat, wildlife and wildlife habitat, rare species, and rare habitats
  • Identification of representative features and species
  • Identification of areas or habitats of varying level of sensitivity
  • Zoning for various levels of protection and visitor use
  • GIS-based databases and mapping
  • Environmental restoration of disturbed habitats
  • Visitor carrying capacity evaluations
  • Development of visions and objectives for parks or other protected areas
  • Park facilities planning and environmental assessment
  • Identification of outdoor and cultural tourism opportunities
  • First Nations consultation

Objectives of our work related to parks, tourism, and outdoor recreation often include:

  • Management planning for parks or other protected areas
  • Environmental assessment of park management plans or park facilities development
  • Development and implementation of monitoring plans for “State-of-the-Park” reporting
  • Strategic planning for eco-tourism and outdoor recreation...click here for more info
  • Evaluation of specific eco-tourism and outdoor recreation opportunities
  • Development and implementation of tourism strategies and plans
  • Assistance to First Nations...click here for more info

Specific examples of this type of work:

  • Assistance to First Nations in integrating traditional knowledge and First Nation culture and history into park management plans in northern British Columbia
  • Assistance to First Nations in northern British Columbia in the implementation of the Muskwa-Kechika Special Management Area
  • Park management planning for two urban parks in Burnaby, British Columbia
  • Environmental assessment of park management plans for four National Parks in Ontario
  • Management of the development of a strategic tourism plan for First Nations in northern British Columbia
  • Inventories of marine resources for proposed parks on Pacific coast of Canada
  • Mammal inventories for two National Parks in Ontario
  • Identification of “Natural Areas of Canadian Significance” as preparatory step to delineating National Parks
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CANADA

KING CITY - ONTARIO
PO Box 280, 22 Fisher Street
King City, ON L7B 1A6 Canada
Tel: 905.833.1244

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Anchorage, AK 99502 USA
Tel: 907.562.3339

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