Fraser River Coalition

Identity area

Type of entity

Corporate body

Authorized form of name

Fraser River Coalition

Parallel form(s) of name

Standardized form(s) of name according to other rules

Other form(s) of name

Identifiers for corporate bodies

Description area

Dates of existence

History

Inspired by the proposal to build a third runway at the Vancouver Airport, the Fraser River Coalition was established in 1976. The following organizations jointly contributed to the formation of the Coalition: BC Public Interest Research Group; BC Wildlife Federation; Burns Bog Conservation Society; Community Forum on Airport Development; Federation of BC Naturalists; Save Our Parkland Association; Sierra Club; SPEC; Steelhead Society of BC; United Fishermen & Allied Workers' Union; Vancouver Natural History Society and Wreck Beach Preservation Society. These organizations did not have a formal relationship with the Fraser River Coalition other than an assumption that there would be agreement on the approaches taken by the Coalition.

The Fraser River Coalition works towards the preservation, conservation and enhancement of the Fraser River as an ecological unit. Research into proposed land use in and around the area resulted in newsletters to communicatewith and educate the public, as well as establishing communication with local government. The Fraser River Coalition is volunteer run and meets monthly.

Places

Legal status

Functions, occupations and activities

Mandates/sources of authority

Internal structures/genealogy

General context

Relationships area

Access points area

Subject access points

Place access points

Occupations

Control area

Authority record identifier

Institution identifier

Rules and/or conventions used

Status

Level of detail

Dates of creation, revision and deletion

Language(s)

Script(s)

Sources

Maintenance notes

  • Clipboard

  • Export

  • EAC

Related subjects

Related places