Selkirk College Integrated Environmental Planning Program students offer expertise to communities

Selkirk College

from the press release:

Integrated Environmental Planning Program students have explored a diverse range of areas for the City of Nelson and are now entering the stage of public input. An open house was held on March 13 at Mary Hall on the Tenth Street Campus to update residents and gather feedback.

Draft versions of Nelson’s Life and Environment Action plans was presented to the public on March 13 and residents are being invited to provide valuable input.

Prepared by second-year Selkirk College Integrated Environmental Planning Program students, the draft plans were unveiled at an open house on Monday, March 13 at Mary Hall on the Tenth Street Campus between 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. The meeting is an opportunity for citizens to familiarize themselves with the draft plans. There was a formal presentation and group question-and-answer session at 6:30 p.m.

Students in Selkirk College’s Integrated Environmental Planning Program have been working with the City of Nelson on Life and Environment Action plans.

“There has been a great deal of work put into this plan with lots of input from community members,” says Selkirk College Integrated Environmental Planning Program Instructor Peter Holton. “The plans are intended to help Nelson further some of the many goals and initiatives identified some of their long range land use and sustainability plans.”

Read more in the full press release here.