Our Policies


1.0 Bylaw to Regulate the Meetings of the Trust Fund Board

1.1 Trust Fund Board Member Appointments, Reappointments and Elections Policy

1.2 Election of Chair Policy

1.3 Trust Fund Board Roles and Responsibilities Policy

1.4 Board Standards of Conduct Policy

1.5 Board Member Attendance and Participation and Member Removal Policy

1.6 Annual Budget Submissions Policy

1.7 Fundraising and Donations Policy

1.8 Donor Recognition Policy - Repealed March 31, 2015

1.9 Funds For Partnership Acquisition Projects Policy


  Land Transactions and Property Management 

2.1 Board Approval of Projects and Transactions Policy

2.2 Assessing Conservation Proposals

2.3 Acquisition and Management of Land

2.4 Conservation Covenants

2.5 NAPTEP (Natural Area Protection Tax Exemption Program)

2.6 Heritage Forest Land Acquisition and Protection Policy

2.7 Disposition of Land Policy

2.8 Covenant Enforcement Policy

2.9 Management Plan Costs Policy


  Communications, Cooperation and Liaison

3.1 Islands Trust Fund Local Planning Services Coordination Policy

3.2 Communicating Information Regarding Covenant and Acquisition Projects Policy

3.3 Relationships with External Groups Policy

3.4 Trust Fund Board Role in Partnership Acquisition Projects Policy

3.5 Policy on Consulting Trust Council, Local Trust Committees, Island Municipalities,
      and Local Trustees on Trust Fund Board Matters

3.6 Research Policy

3.7 FOIPP – Routinely Released Information Policy

3.8 Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Policy

3.9 FOIPP Policy - Designation of Fees

Conservation Success Story: Steil's Woods Covenant

After more than 50 years immersed in the hustle and bustle of the lower mainland, Sara and Richard Steil now enjoy a quieter life surrounded by natural habitat they protected with a conservation covenant.

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Page last updated: 15/06/18
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