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Lil'wat Nation Community Land Use Plan

Lil'wat Nation Community Land Use Plan

Description:

Topic Sub-topic Policy or Policy Excerpt Document Location Language Rating
education;

zoning;

farm incubator;

farmer training;

Agricultural Reserve Current pasture area of 500 acres, 20 acre school-owned far land along Lillooet Lake Road which could be used and expanded as an incubator farm for a Nation run farm-school program. 3.3.3   
First Nations and indigenous food systems; hunting/fishing/gathering; Ensure medicinal non-timber forest products are well mapped and work towards establishing “special management zones” or “traditional plant gathering zones” around them. 4.3.2  
First Nations and indigenous food systems;

zoning;

hunting/fishing/gathering;

Resource Use Special East/West Center; These areas have been set
aside for mushroom gathering, medicinal plant gathering, and hunting.
3.5.3   
water management; irrigation and drainage; Ensure that flood control and drainage improvements take agricultural needs into consideration in their design, construction, and operation. 4.4.2  

policy partnerships, advocacy and development;

First Nations and indigenous food systems;

  Take existing traditional rights to, and use of, the land into account.. 4.4.2  
policy partnerships, advocacy and development;   Attempt making farmland parcels with no access accessible by tying into the Nation’s asset management program and capital planning activities. 4.4.2  
land access;   Provide mechanisms for landless citizens to gain access to farmland. 4.4.2  
food production; livestock; Develop pasture management and livestock control on Líl'wat lands to provide opportunities for sustainable land use. 4.4.2  
policy partnerships, advocacy and development; research and data collection;  Research agricultural policies and bylaws in other jurisdictions for application, as appropriate, to Líl'wat agricultural lands. 4.4.2  
policy partnerships, advocacy and development; partnerships/advocacy/liaising; Develop working relationships with Pemberton Farmers Institute and Pemberton and Whistler Farmers Markets to make citizen entrepreneurs aware of market opportunities for local products. 4.4.2  

policy partnerships, advocacy and development;

First Nations and indigenous food systems;

partnerships/advocacy/liaising; Represent Líl'wat in discussions with local and regional governments and organizations in support of agricultural interests. 4.4.2  
development and productive use of agricultural land;   Ensure that farmland is protected from encroaching residential, industrial, storage, parking and other non-farm developments. 4.4.2  
development and productive use of agricultural land; livestock; Protect agricultural efforts from roaming livestock. 4.4.2  
wildlife/environmental/pest management; wildlife and ecosystem management; Promote sustainable use of the natural biodiversity and botanical resources found on agricultural land; 4.4.2  
First Nations and indigenous food systems; hunting/ fishing /gathering; Preserve wildlife areas (habitats) to manage and maintain wildlife populations as well as to provide viable hunting grounds for community members. 4.5.2  

food sales, access, and procurement;

economic development;

  Create an outlet for local entrepreneurs to sell agricultural products, art and any other products at a weekly outdoor market, and other community events. 4.8.2  

Municipality or First Nation

Lil'wat Nation

Sub-topics

zoning
farm incubator
irrigation and drainage
livestock
research and data collection
partnerships/advocacy/liaising
wildlife and ecosystem management
hunting/fishing/gathering
farmer training

Region

Squamish-Lillooet

Document Type

Zoning Bylaw

Topic

Development and Productive use of Agricultural Land
Economic Development
Education
First Nations and Indigenous Food Systems
Food Production
Food Sales, Access & Procurement
Land Access
Policy Partnerships, Advocacy & Development
Water Management
Wildlife/Environmental/Pest Management

Level of Government

First Nation

Year

2015

Supplementary Information

No

Population Range

2,000-3,999