The Canadian Biosphere Reserves Association (CBRA) is an association of Canada's 13 Canadian biosphere reserves. People in Canadian biosphere regions develop and promote innovative approaches to conservation and economic development.

Canadian Biosphere Reserve communities live and work in balance with the biosphere -- the land, water, and atmosphere that support life.

Learn more about a biosphere right here.

People in biosphere regions recognize that high-quality economies require high-quality environments, and that conservation is important to both.

The CBRA/ACRB was forged out of the desire to blend the benefits of national coordination with the energy and dedication of individual biosphere reserves and their communities. This member-driven, non-profit organization is supported by a volunteer team who are involved in securing funding, preparing information for and about the Association, and overseeing day-to-day matters.
History

CBRA/ACRB is a non-profit association, incorporated in 1997, to provide support and networking relationships that help develop and maintain biosphere reserves throughout Canada. Through CBRA/ACRB, people in biosphere reserves can maintain communications among themselves and with other related organizations, collaborate on shared projects, and exchange local expertise among biosphere reserves in Canada and elsewhere. CBRA/ACRB held its inaugural meeting in the Long Point Biosphere Reserve in August 1998.

Prior to the formation of the Association, cooperation among biosphere reserves and the development of new ones was fostered through a Working Group on Biosphere Reserves, first convened in 1980 by Canada/MAB, Canada's national committee for the UNESCO "Man and the Biosphere" Program. The Working Group successfully helped to increase the number of biosphere reserves in Canada from two to six by 1990.

Despite reductions and uncertainties in funding for Canada/MAB during the 1990s, the Biosphere Reserves Working Group continued to receive some support from Parks Canada. Further support has also been provided since 1996 by EMCO, Environment Canada's coordinating office for the Ecological Monitoring and Assessment Network (EMAN), to assist with the development of biodiversity monitoring plots and associated activities in biosphere reserves. In 1996, the Working Group, supported by representatives from the biosphere reserves, decided to create a non-profit organization to enhance the scope of support and program activities beyond what had become possible under the prior Working Group arrangements. Parks Canada and EMAN continue their support for this initiative. A couple sponsors of our website have continuously supported our mission so we would like to take a moment to have them recognized for their contributions: Firstly, Builderschoiceair.com.

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