Watershed Watch profiled in Globe and Mail article: B.C. water activist shifting tactics in battle with government

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Globe and Mail journalist Mark Hume profiles Watershed Watch and Executive Director, Craig Orr, in the article B.C. water activist shifting tactics in battle with government.  “Watershed Watch will put an increasing emphasis on community outreach and on working with industry, while still stinging politicians when necessary.”

The article continues, “The new model that Watershed Watch is developing will see the influential organization put an increasing emphasis on community outreach and on working with industry. Government, however, can still expect to feel the sting of criticism from the group if it fails to act.”

Craig Orr states, “We want to get more involved with people on the ground and get them more involved with conservation issues. It’s called engagement organizing and we’re very interested in how we can ramp that up… It’s frustrating to be an environmentalist in B.C.,” he said. “So many people are being shut out of environmental decisions by federal and provincial government. We want to change that.”

 

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