What is Green Shores®?
A program of the Stewardship Centre for British Columbia, Green Shores is a solution for
shoreline property owners and managers to
address issues like shoreline erosion, sea level
rise and climate change adaptation. Green
Shores projects provide long-term
environmental and societal benefits and
promote more sustainable and resilient
shoreline management in BC and the Maritimes
through nature-based solutions.
Green Shores principles
Green Shores Projects
1. Green Shores for Homes program
Applies to new development, and renovations and modifications of existing structures.
2. Green Shores for Shoreline Development program
Applies to residential and commercial marine waterfront development projects as well as to infrastructure, development and shore protection works in public spaces.
3. Green Shores for Local Government program
Offers support to local governments to facilitate the implementation of Green Shores. The Town of Qualicum Beach is is a part of this group.
4. Green Shores training
Includes workshops, webinars and opportunities for shoreline professionals to be certified in Green Shores Level 1, 2 and 3 training.
Luke Sales, MCIP, RPP
Director of Planning