Development of Scientifically-based Guidelines for Viewing Seabirds

Posted March 7, 2009 | Categories : 1,151,17,18,94,97,Issues,Management,Photos |

Seabird nest and roost sites are important to maintenance of BC’s biodiversity and many of the important nest colonies are protected in Ecological Reserves and Parks.

Disturbance to wildlife is a major issue that park and wildlife managers routinely face, yet information to assess threat is often not available, —-Need to set guidelines based on empirical data
• Reasonable,easily understood, and effective guidelines will ensure that wildlife-viewing is both an enriching and ecologically sustainable activity

Trudy Chatwin Ministry of Environment Royal Roads University.

PDF of Power Point.trudy_chatwin_seabird_viewing_guidelines