Going for Green: For the Love of Nature, Solutions for Biodiversity

For the Love of Nature: Solutions for Biodiversity is the fourth volume in the Centre for Civic Governance’s Going for Green leadership series. In this edition, authors Briony Penn and Dr. Robin J. Hood share their stories about leadership in biodiversity. You’ll also find inspiration, legislative tools and promising practices for creating a legacy of biodiversity for your community.

Read about people behind initiatives like:

  • Portland’s City Repair
  • Ottawa’s Biodiversity Blitz
  • Vancouver’s Stanley Park Ecology Centre

And about key legislative and planning tools such as:

  • Conservation Covenants
  • Living Forest Communities
  • The Natural Areas Protection Tax Exemption Program

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The Centre for Civic Governance works to support community leadership meeting today’s social and environmental challenges: climate change, Canada’s increasing equity gap, and shifting social trends. At the Centre for Civic Governance, our goal is to strengthen Canadian communities through sharing best practices, providing tools for locally elected leaders, and progressive policy analysis. We strive to provide knowledge and information to make real and positive social change.