Ministry of Water, Land and Resource Stewardship

The Ministry of Water, Land and Resource Stewardship is accountable for integrated land and natural resource management, including objective setting for land and marine environments, effectively managing cumulative effects, and advancing reconciliation with Indigenous peoples, environmental sustainability, and economic growth.

Featured Topics

  • B.C. and Blueberry River First Nations working together
    The Province and Blueberry River First Nations are working together on a path forward in the Claim Area, following the June 2021 B.C. Supreme Court decision.
  • Reconciliation
    Reconciliation and agreements focus on closing socio-economic gaps that separate Indigenous people from other British Columbians.
  • Fisheries and Aquaculture
    Resources for those in the commercial fisheries and aquaculture industries.
  • Great Bear Rainforest
    The Great Bear Rainforest covers 6.4 million hectares, and includes one-quarter of the world’s coastal temperate rainforest.
  • Provincial Caribou Recovery Program
    The purpose of this program is to develop, implement and monitor new management actions and provincial strategies to ensure we are meeting or exceeding provincial and federal population and habitat objectives.
  • Together for Wildlife Strategy
    Wildlife is very important to British Columbians. It provides social, economic, environmental and cultural benefits. For many of us, the existence of wildlife is a fundamental value.