Engage Dawson

Invitation from the Commission

We are very pleased to share our Draft Land Use Plan for the Dawson region. It is your Commission’s best attempt at balancing cultural, economic and environmental values with an eye to our vision: “On the land we walk together / Nän käk ndä tr'ädäl”

Thinking of our community's needs today and in the future, is our Draft Plan on track?

We invite you to explore our Draft Plan and share your thoughts to help us get it right  [read on].

 – Dawson Regional Planning Commission

Introduction to the Draft Dawson Regional Land Use Plan

Download the Draft Plan

Full

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The full Draft Plan is a large and detailed document. If you want all the details, download this full version.

Summary

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The summary version of the Draft Plan describes the key elements of the Draft Plan. 26 pages.

Highlights

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The highlights of the Draft Plan provides only high-level concepts of the plan.

Appendices

Map Series

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A series of maps designed to be printed on tabloid (11x17") paper.

Compiled Recommendations

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A compilation of the recommendations found throughout the Draft Plan.

So what is the Plan about?

Interactive Map

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Have a look at any of the versions of the Draft Plan available above; they are also summarized on below and on other pages on this site...

Concepts and Principles

1Vision

Decisions that impact the future of the Dawson Region are to be guided by the Vision Statement. The future of the region will include a diverse economy, rich cultural legacy, healthy environment, with shared and respectful use of natural resources. It reflects community values and will guide the integrated use and stewardship of land, water, and resources.

2Sustainable Development
3Community Stewardship
4Plan Goals
5Land Designation System

Key Recommendations

1Access

A strong focus is put on transportation and access to ensure that access development can occur carefully and responsibly while promoting a healthy regional economy.

2Caribou
3Conservation Priorities
4Culture and Heritage
5Mineral Development and Exploration
6Stewardship
7Wetlands

Focal Topics

Some added details of the Draft Plan are described on the following pages:

 

Public engagement is an essential part of developing a regional land use plan, and requires dedicated commitment from the Commission and residents of the region. The Commission wants to hear your perspective on information collected to date and on planning issues that matters most to you.

The Dawson Regional Planning Commission

Upcoming Events:

28 Sep
Cumulative Effects Framework Technical Workshop Day 1
Date 09.28.2021 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

 

By invitation only.

Part 1: What do we want the Dawson CEF to accomplish at a technical level?

Part 2: What technical building blocks are required? (Technical deep-dive fishbowl)

 

29 Sep

 

By invitation only.

Part 2: What technical building blocks are required? (Technical deep-dive fishbowl) (continued)

Part 3: Will these building blocks help the CEF achieve what is technically needed?

 

12 Oct
Community Conversations - Dawson City
10.12.2021 - 10.13.2021

Details TBA

19 Oct

Details TBA

Open to the public.

28 Oct
Tentative DRPC Meeting
10.28.2021 9:00 am - 10.29.2021 5:00 pm
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Timeline

2018-2020

Establishment

Commission established, info gathering, and initial public engagement

2018-2020

June 2021 - November 1, 2021

Draft Plan consultation

We want to hear everyone's thoughts on our Draft Plan now!

Starting April 2022

Recommended Plan consultation

Based on feedback on the Draft Plan, we will recommend a plan for the region. This time, the Parties will consult on it.

Starting April 2022

Optional

Final Recommended Plan

If requested by the Parties, we will modify our Recommended Plan, and offer a Final one. The Parties will consult on this one too.

Parties to the Plan

This planning process comes from Chapter 11 of the Tr'ondëk Hwëch'in Final Agreement, and is made possible by the active involvement of the Parties to this agreement.

Tr'ondëk Hwëch'in
Yukon Government
©2021 Dawson Regional Planning Commission

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