Nechako Watershed Roundtable Meetings
2022 ANNUAL MEETING
Theme: Reconnecting: Collaboration Across the Watershed
The 2022 Annual Meeting of the Nechako Watershed Roundtable (themed “Reconnecting: Collaboration Across the Watershed”) in October was an opportunity for Roundtable participants to connect in-person at the House of Ancestors “Uda Dune Baiyoh” Conference Centre in Prince George.
The event included updates from the NWR Co-Chairs, Youth Engagement and Lakes Monitoring Working Groups, a Nechako/Takla Portal demonstration, a Reconnecting Roundtable and updates on initiatives from around the watershed.
2021 ANNUAL MEETING
Theme: A New Phase of Collaboration and Partnership
On November 21 the Nechako Watershed Roundtable hosted its 5th Annual Meeting, which celebrated the development of a new strategic plan, themed Better Together: A New Phase of Collaboration and Partnership.
The Annual Meeting also included updates from around the watershed and hosted panellists from three of the signatories to the landmark Memorandum of Understanding between Nechako First Nations and the Regional District of Bulkley-Nechako.
Two Nechako Watershed Roundtable videos were premiered at the event, one focused on youth and Indigenous visions for the future, and the other about the NWR itself.
Thanks to all who participated!
Annual Meeting Video
Check out the video of the Roundtable's 2021 Annual Meeting.
Annual Meeting Summary and Background Materials
2021 SPRING TECHNICAL MEETING
Theme: On the Land, in the Water
On May 26 the Nechako Watershed Roundtable hosted its Spring Technical Meeting, which included updates on the Water Sustainability Act, modernization of land use planning, youth engagement, lakes monitoring and work on the NWR Strategic Planning Process.
Thanks to all who participated!
Take a look at our report on the event.
ANNUAL MEETING (2020 rescheduled to early 2021)
Theme: Water is Land is Water: Connecting water and land-use planning
The annual meeting of the Nechako Watershed Roundtable took place February 24, 2021 (having been rescheduled from October, 2020 due to the provincial election).
The objectives of the meeting were to:
To learn more, check out the:
This year's meeting took place in coordination with the Koh-Learning Khit/Khui (Winter) Festival, a week of learning, sharing and exchange among the Nechako watershed communities and Koh-learning students and teachers. To learn more, see a list of festival events and visit the Koh-Learning website.
2019 ANNUAL MEETING
Theme: Forests, Fish, Future
The Nechako Watershed Roundtable’s annual meeting was held October 30, 2019 in the home of the Nak’azdli Whut’en in Fort St. James.
The day covered activities of the Nechako Watershed Roundtable members and knowledge-sharing on forest biodiversity and health, Indigenous salmon stewardship and youth engagement.
Here are materials from the day:
2018 ANNUAL MEETING
Theme: Impacts of Wildfire
The annual meeting of the Nechako Watershed Roundtable took place in the gymnasium of Nadleh Whut’en administration building in Nautley, B.C. The objectives of the meeting were to:
To learn more, check out the meeting summary.
2017 ANNUAL MEETING
The Nechako Watershed Roundtable (NWR) annual meeting was co-hosted by the Nechako Watershed Roundtable and the Integrated Watershed Research Group at UNBC on October 12, 2017 at the Village Inn in Vanderhoof, BC. The objectives of this meeting were to:
2016 STRATEGY UPDATE
Photo courtesy of Ian Picketts
The Fraser Basin Council, in partnership with the Nechako Watershed Roundtable (NWR), hosted two public open house sessions on June 23, 2016 for people to learn about the development of the Nechako Watershed Strategy and to share their ideas
About the Open House Sessions
Each public open house session offered:
Those attending shared their thoughts on:
Learn more: NWR Public Open Houses Agenda.
2016 COMMUNITY MEETINGS
FBC and the Nechako Watershed Roundtable hosted three other community meetings about the Nechako watershed in May 2016 at Fraser Lake (May 9), Fort St. James (May 10) and Burns Lake (May 11). A big thank-you to all participants!
The meetings were aimed at:
The Fraser Basin Council and Nechako Watershed Roundtable also engaged in a dialogue with residents across the Nechako region on: