Cumulative Effects Framework Guidance
A key role of the cumulative effects framework (CEF) is to provide natural resource decision-makers and planners with best available information for the stewardship of B.C.’s lands and resources. The CEF program is creating guidance to support decision-makers and planners with applying CEF outcomes in their work.
- Bulletin #1: Relationship between the Cumulative Effects Framework and Reviewable Project Environmental Assessment – February 2017 (PDF, 0.8MB)
- Purpose: To assist proponents, environmental assessment (EA) practitioners, and other participants in natural resource decision-making to understand the relationship between provincial government-led cumulative effects assessments completed at a regional scale under the BC Cumulative Effects Framework (CEF) and environmental assessments undertaken pursuant to the BC Environmental Assessment Act.
- Bulletin #2: The Integrated Resource Management Context for the Cumulative Effects Framework – February 2017 (PDF, 0.7MB)
- Purpose: To convey critical linkages between the Cumulative Effects Framework (CEF) and government’s broader approach and toolkit for adaptive, integrated resource management that the CEF is intended to support.