Fonds S711 - Jim Birtch fonds

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Jim Birtch fonds

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  • 1981-1987 (Creation)
    Jim Birtch

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10 cm of textual records

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(19-- -)

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Jim Birtch (19-- - ) was the Executive Secretary of the Canadian Biosphere Reserves Association (CBRA), a non-profit association that provided support and networking relationships that helped develop and maintain biosphere reserves throughout Canada. CBRA was formed in 1996, incorporated in 1997, received official charitable status in 1998, and closed in 2012.

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The fonds contains UNESCO Programme on Man and the Biosphere Canadian Committee material accumulated by Jim Birtch.

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The following items were transferred to Special Collections:

Proceedings of the Conference on the Management of Biosphere Reserves, November 27-29, 1984, Great Smoky Mountains National Park Biosphere Reserve, Gatlinburg, Tennessee / edited by John D. Peine, 1985

International Co-ordinating Council of the Programme on Man and the Bioshpere, ninth session, final report, Paris, 20-25 October 1986 / Unesco. Programme on Man and the Biosphere, 1986

Conservation, science and technology : contributions to the First International Biosphere Reserve Congress, Minsk, Byelorussia/USSR, 26 September – 2 October 1983 / Unesco, 1984

MAB information system : biosphere reserves, compilation 4, October 1986 / Unesco, 1986

Establishing a biosphere reserve in Finland : report of the symposium / edited by Ari Rajasarkka. Unesco report 10b, 1987

Northern land use and grazing animals : proceedings from a UNESCO-MAB Northern Science Network symposium

Biosphere reserves : proceedings of the First National Symposium, Udhagamandalam, 24-26 September, 1986

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  • Shelf: Room 1-124 Shelf 14-3-6